David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi, Senior Editor
dharsanyi@thefederalist.com
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
Let’s Burn The Global Warming Heretic!

Deadspin says ESPN’s Will Cain must be punished for failing to embrace liberal orthodoxy on global warming.

We’d All Be Better Off If Political Journalists Were Openly Biased

Candidates have nothing to fear from biased questions. Unless, that is, they’re insecure in their own beliefs.

Dear Marco Rubio: Lots Of Things Are More Important Than ‘Safety’

Marco Rubio’s campaign webpage prominently features this assertion: “nothing matters if we aren’t safe.” This is wrong.

The Pope’s Misguided Recognition Of A Palestinian ‘State’ Won’t Help Anyone

This week the Pope officially recognized the “state of Palestine.” Which is weird, because it doesn’t exist.

This Is Elizabeth Warren’s Party Now

Harry Reid doesn’t have the will or the charisma to rally the grassroots and political support to stop the president. But Elizabeth Warren does.

Jeb Bush’s Iraq Position Is Terrible. Hillary’s Is No Better

The problem with Hillary Clinton’s position on Iraq is that none of us ever “know what we know now” when we make our decisions. If we did, we’d all be perfect.

Do Libertarians Have A Political Future? A Conversation With David Boaz

David Boaz on our “Libertarian Moment,” Rand Paul’s chances, the social conservative-libertarian alliance, and the future of libertarian politics.

Why The Republican Party Doesn’t Need Mike Huckabee Right Now — Or Ever

Mike Huckabee’s cheap awe-shucks populism isn’t substantively different from the destructive class-conflict rhetoric so many on the Left like to peddle.

Mocking Religion Is Not ‘Hate Speech’

Whenever free expression is attacked these days, we hear some iteration of the “they had it coming” defense.

Of Course Democrats Deserve The Blame For What’s Happening In Baltimore

Republicans may be horrible, but they aren’t running Baltimore.

We Believe In Free Speech, But …

Sometimes you defend free speech for the principle not the content. Especially when people put themselves at risk.

Republicans Who Voted For Loretta Lynch Voted For The Abuse Of Executive Power

Republicans had an opportunity to make a compelling argument against the president’s unilateral governance. Now, they are complicit in it.

For Hillary Clinton, No War But The Class War

Hillary Clinton’s over-the-top populist rhetoric is just a reflection of the Democratic Party’s hard left turn.

Friendly Reminder: Donald Trump Is A Clown Who Shouldn’t Be Taken Seriously

Ed Schultz argues that Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s best option in 2016 because of his “unparalleled” history of success in the business world.

FBI Director Got It Wrong On The Holocaust. (But So Did Anne Applebaum)

There isn’t much to be gained from re-prosecuting the crimes of Nazis or their accomplices. But that doesn’t mean it’s OK to whitewash history.

Meet The Real Abortion Extremists

In Colorado, Democrats are fighting a bill that would enable prosecutors to file murder charges when an unborn baby is killed against the mother’s wishes.

You Know, That Reformicon Agenda Sounds Awfully Familiar

Michael Gerson’s rationale for a reformicon agenda has a strong ‘abandoning free market principles to save the free market system’ vibe to it.

Why Marco Rubio Is Probably The GOP’s Best Hope

Is there any compelling reason why Marco Rubio shouldn’t be the Republican to take on Hillary Clinton in 2016?

Obama’s False Choice Iran Lie: It’s My Way, Or War!

A deal or war?! Well, jeez, if those are our choices, then everyone better get on board, pronto.

Let’s Face It, Republicans Are Cowards On Religious Liberty (But Voters Aren’t)

Considering the ineffectiveness and cowardice of Republicans so far, religious liberty advocates might be better off without them.