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
‘The Night Of’ Was Ultimately Disappointing

Sometimes a show is so finely acted and technically well-crafted that you overlook its many other flaws. ‘The Night Of’ is one of those shows.

Kaepernick Has A Right To Free Expression. And So Does Everyone Else

Colin Kaepernick’s inane protest doesn’t tell us much. The hypocritical reaction of many on the Left is another story.

5 Movies That Critics Love But Are Actually Complete Garbage

The BBC recently asked 177 movie critics to list the greatest films of the twenty-first century. They have no idea what they’re talking about.

Have Lots Of Children. It’s Good For The Planet

Some environmentalists not only have destructive ideas about markets and growth but repulsive ideas about humans.

Brendan Dassey May Be Innocent, But Steven Avery Is Still Guilty As Sin

Even if the new season of ‘Making a Murderer’ somehow proves Steven Avery’s innocence, it’ll have nothing to do with Brendan Dassey’s confession.

Reminder: Obamacare Is Still A Giant Cronyistic Disaster

The problem isn’t that Aetna is leaving the Obamacare exchanges. The problem is that Aetna was in the exchanges to begin with

Why Liberals Don’t Want Immigrants To Embrace ‘American Values’

Why is the notion of asking a prospective American if he believes in our values so offensive to Democrats?

‘Stranger Things’ Is The Best Thing Going On Television

‘Stranger Things’ gets the ’80s and science fiction right in a way that the majority of retro TV usually gets tiresomely wrong.

Trump Has Turned America Into A One-Party State

While the GOP rationalizes and cleans up its nominee’s mess, Democrats have the field to themselves.

Sorry, Liberals, ‘Public Service’ Is Not A Sacrifice

There are many reasons not to support Trump or Clinton. Their respective ‘sacrifice’ in the name of ‘public service’ is not one of them.

Gary Johnson Is Still Terrible On Religious Liberty

Many liberals and journalists distort the intent and scope of religious freedom laws, but Gary Johnson should know better.

The Democratic National Convention Reminded Us Just How Badly The GOP Blew It

Has there ever been a more consequential act of political suicide than the one the GOP just pulled off? I doubt it.

Liberals Don’t Care About Russia. They Care About Protecting Hillary

Why are we more more offended by Trump’s vulgarity than the dangerous actions that allowed Russia to interfere in American politics?

If David Duke Won, Wouldn’t Republicans Have To Vote For Him?

Is David Duke preferable to Hillary Clinton? If your answer is no, then let’s stop pretending an election is always a simple choice.

Friendly Reminder: Bernie Sanders Is A Bigger Authoritarian Than Donald Trump

Much like Donald Trump, Sanders is a conspiracy theorist, a scaremonger, and an anti-science loon. Not to mention he’s so dark and gloomy!

In A Party Full Of Cowards, Cruz Stood Apart

If 2016 is a disaster for his party, Ted Cruz will be the only major Republican to emerge from the Donald Trump fiasco with his principles intact.

5 Times Mike Pence Helped China Steal American Jobs

Politicians like Indiana’s Mike Pence have a lot to answer for.

The Party Of Trump Shuts Down Dissent

There are those willing to drop any pretense of principle to do whatever it takes to facilitate the rise of Trump. One of these people is Reince Priebus.

Mike Pence Is A Fraud

How could someone who believes in free trade share a ticket with someone who likens trade agreements to rape? Mike Pence will explain.

How Obama Divides America

One man can neither unify us nor break us apart on his own. But it’s been a long time since we’ve had a president as divisive as Barack Obama.