David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi, Senior Editor
David Harsanyi is a senior editor at The Federalist. Harsanyi is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of three books. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications. David has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News and dozens of radio talk shows across the country. Reach him at dharsanyi@thefederalist.com
In Defense Of A ‘Raiders Of The Lost Ark’ Reboot

“Raiders of the Lost Ark” was not actually a sacred item passed to humankind on Mount Sinai and Steven Spielberg was not a God.

It Doesn’t Matter That Bergdahl Is A Deserter

While the deal for Bowe Bergdahl may have been illegal and undermined national security, the soldier’s actions are separate issue.

Obama Keeps Bowing In The Middle East

Every administration have gone out of their way to avoid insulting Middle East dictatorships. Few have gone out of their more than this one.

If The GOP Can’t Pass A Late-Term Abortion Ban, What Can It Do?

The public has consistently opposed infanticide – which, by any standard, is the way to describe late-term abortions. Someone should tell the GOP.

Ignore Climate Change, Mr. President. For The Children.

Stop fear-mongering about climate change. By nearly any measurement that matters, this was the greatest year in human history.

Why Pope Francis Is Wrong About Free Expression

The right of people to be critical of religion—even their own, if they feel it has wandered from the principles that make it worthwhile—is fundamental.

You Know Who’s Responsible Don’t You? The Jews

Blaming Israel for creating tension in Europe is another way of blaming the victims and laying culpability where it doesn’t exist.

Do No Harm: An Interview With Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell talks to The Federalist about government’s most destructive economic intrusions.

Stop Pretending Terrorism Has Nothing To Do With Islam

An idea isn’t a human being. Neither is a sacred cow. And those who confront, dismiss, debunk, sneered at and fear them aren’t necessarily bigots.

The Future Should Belong To Those Who Can Slander The Prophet of Islam

Radical Islam doesn’t like being mocked. Funny how we don’t have to worry about our lives after mocking the Pope, isn’t it?

Progressives To SCOTUS: Do The Right Thing And Ignore The Constitution

The Left doesn’t even bother pretending that the Constitution is more important than acts of progressive righteousness.

No, The GOP Doesn’t Have To ‘Replace’ ObamaCare

You don’t have to replace Obamacare’s bad ideas, you just have to get rid of them.

Why Aren’t We Thanking ‘Gridlock’ For Saving The Economy?

Our economic turnaround only began in earnest when the tinkering and superfluous spending stopped.

‘Serial’ Has One Of Those Big Flapping In The Breeze Red Flags Of Journalism

Serial has no resolution. Which wouldn’t be a problem if the creators hadn’t had one in mind before they started.

Let’s Talk About Obama’s Imaginary ‘Winning Streak’

There’s a big story emerging in D.C.: Barack Obama is making a comeback. The only problem is that it’s not true.

Actually, Neil Tyson, Aliens Would Probably Be Pretty Impressed With Us

Who knows, Neil deGrasse Tyson, maybe when the aliens show up they will ask the pessimists, “What the f*** is wrong with you?”

Elizabeth Warren Is The Face Of Modern Democrats (And Hillary Is Their Mitt Romney)

Old and busted: Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s very own Mitt Romney. New hotness: Elizabeth Warren, the face of modern liberalism. Run, Liz, Run!

The Senate Democrats’ ‘Torture Report’ Is About Politics, Not Justice

Maybe the CIA interrogation program was a moral disaster for the country. But the Senate Democrats’ torture report didn’t bring us any closer to the truth.

Hey, GOP Establishment: Stop Whining About Primaries

Politics has a million problems. Too much debate isn’t one of them.

The new New Republic Is Already Rewriting History

The New Republic: A “vertically integrated digital media company”.