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
A Question For Democrats: What Can’t Obama Do?

As the Constitution probably says somewhere, when you deem an issue super important feel free to ignore the rest of this nonsense and do what’s “right.”

The Left’s Ridiculous Burger King Freakout

Companies will continue to leave the country no matter how much hyperbole Democrats throw at them.

Return Of The ‘Chickenhawk’ Smear

Personally attacking people making valid arguments about the use of American power isn’t even the worse part of the chickenhawk attack.

Al Sharpton. Mr. Respectable.

Reintroduce yourself to one of the president’s most trusted advisers

Richard Dawkins Is A Moral Disaster

I’d hate to live in a world where religion dictates how we view science about as much I’d hate to live in a world where science is mistaken for morality.

Have Republicans Given Up On Attacking Obamacare? Doubtful.

It was inevitable that Republicans would be compelled to expand their attacks beyond Obamacare.

Sorry, Libertarians: You Will Never Convert Liberals

You should be skeptical that libertarianism will gain any meaningful traction on the left.

Ferguson’s Imaginary Gun Problem

When the police march down Main Street, I don’t think to myself: “Hey, thank goodness those citizens don’t have any way to defend themselves.”

The Real Sins Of Edward Snowden

Wired’s sprawling piece on Edward Snowden is revelatory. It also a reminder that it is completely reasonable to hold conflicting views about his actions.

The ‘Libertarian Moment’ Has Definitely Not Arrived

Has America finally stumbled upon its libertarian moment? I wish the answer was yes.

Maybe Rand Paul Was Right About Aid To Israel

Though it costs us little, foreign aid might be doing Israel and the United States more harm than good.

Have You Taken Your Obama Loyalty Oath?

Does the “deepest sense of who we are” really entail whining about tax receipts? If so, we’re probably in big trouble.

Does ‘Science’ Collide With the Push to Legalize Pot?

Peter Wehner believes that the movement towards pot legalization is a very bad idea. To prove his point he turns to “science” – by which he means “children.

The ‘Myths’ Of Gaza

Are “Jewish leaders” misleading the public about the conflict? Hardly.

Seriously, What Is John Kerry Doing?

We either have an incompetent Secretary of State or a momentous shift in Middle East policy. Either way, Kerry’s actions have created a bigger mess.

Are Climate ‘Denialists’ The Most Educated People In The World?

Since we’re using superficial charts and cobbling together preposterous theories, I have a question.

Are Teachers Underpaid? Let’s Find Out

Are educators worth more money? Let’s free them from union constraints and find out

The Halbig Freakout

Today, a federal appeals court read the law as written. Panic ensued.

Elizabeth Warren Is Overrated

What’s most enticing about Elizabeth Warren right now is the perception of her, not the reality.

Sorry Vox, There’s No Equating Israel And Hamas

Contra Vox, Israel is far more concerned with the wellbeing of Palestinians civilians than Hamas.

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