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
Obama’s Iran Deal Was Much Worse Than We Suspected

Barack Obama didn’t just undermine our allies with the Iran deal—he undermined his own Justice Department’s 30-year counterproliferation efforts.

De Blasio’s Anti-Smoking Crusade Will Only Hurt New Yorkers

Bill de Blasio’s efforts to raise the base price of a pack of cigarettes to $13 is just another example of the progressive impulse to control the lives of constituents.

Trump’s ‘Buy American. Hire American’ Policy Is Dangerous Nonsense

President Trump’s ‘Buy American. Hire American’ is much like ‘fighting climate change’: a comforting government-prescribed solution that people embrace in theory but rarely practice.

Climate Change Fan Fiction From LA Times: Global Warming Caused The Exxon-Valdez Oil Spill

The Los Angeles Times tries to rewrite history by claiming that the Valdez struck Bligh Reef because the Columbia Glacier had been shedding icebergs.

These Are The Questions Susan Rice Needs To Answer ASAP

The House Intelligence Committee reportedly wants former National Security Adviser Susan Rice to testify about how she used intelligence gathered on the incoming Trump transition team. Here’s what Americans need to know.

The Latest Attack On Sebastian Gorka Is Another Piece Of Shoddy Journalism

Forward has offered a lot of sloppy journalism attempting to depict President Trump’s chief counterterrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka as some sort of secret Nazi.

The Democrats’ Crusade To End The Filibuster Finally Pays Off

It looks like Senate Democrats will block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch. It also means the end of the filibuster. Which is a shame.

Why ‘Fight Club’ Still Matters

‘Fight Club’s’ stark take on hopelessness and masculinity is more powerful today than when it was first written.

Devin Nunes Has Absolutely No Reason To Recuse Himself

If the NSA abused power, the information Nunes obtained will be useful. If not, his credibility will be blown. The media has no reason to assume the latter.

Will Those Who Accused Trump of Abetting Anti-Semitism Over JCC Threats Offer A Mea Culpa?

The idea the United States is especially unsafe for Jews in “Trump era” is a myth pushed by the Left for political reasons.

Democrats Shouldn’t Dismiss Nunes’ Spying Claims So Quickly

It’s not implausible that information legally obtained about Trump was subsequently abused by a government agency. In fact, Democrats have been warning us for years that something like this would happen.

The Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election.’ Repeat. The Russians Did Not ‘Hack The Election’

After FBI Director James Comey confirmed the existence of an investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, conspiracy theorists rejoiced. Yet it’s almost Read Full Article >

Trump’s Budget Is An Attack On The Bureaucratic State

The Trump blueprint is less of a budgeting document than a plan to begin rolling back some of the worst excesses of the bureaucratic state.

Chuck Schumer’s Attacks On Neil Gorsuch Are Un-American

Chuck Schumer’s case against Neil Gorsuch relies on an argument that distorts the entire purpose of the Supreme Court.

How Not To Defend Western Civilization

‘To be an American is an ideal.’ Steve King doesn’t get it. Nor do his detractors, who conflate a defense of Western civilization with ‘white nationalism.

Here’s How The GOP Can Fix The Obamacare Repeal Mess

Republicans should stop shirking townhalls, supporting half measures, and diverting blame and pass the 2016 Obamacare repeal bill.

The GOP Repeal Plan Sucks. But Is It Better Than Nothing?

Is Obamacare Lite preferable to Obamacare? After years of GOP promises, this is the question conservatives will probably have to ask themselves.

Why Is Cory Gardner Trying To Save Obamacare?

Cory Gardner is a politician who owes his political career to the unpopularity of Obamacare. Now, he threatens to save it.

On Russia, Trump’s Haters And Boosters Are Making America Stupid

Donald Trump has a responsibility to offer concrete evidence before demanding investigations. As do Democrats.

Baseball Won’t Change Politics, But Politics Will Definitely Ruin Baseball

Baseball players already provide a wonderful example of American civility. They do this by not incessantly talking about politics.