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 [email protected]
‘Making A Murderer’s’ Steven Avery Is Still Guilty As Hell

There are, no doubt, many innocent people in American prisons. Steve Avery, the murderer of Teresa Halbach, isn’t one of them.

In Defense Of ‘Dark Money’

In recent years, it’s become dogma among journalists and liberals to treat ‘dark money’ as an attack on democracy. It’s not.

Climate Change Alarmism Is The World’s Leading Cause Of Hot Gas

The problem for climate change alarmists is that warming is already here, yet somehow humanity slogs onward, living longer, safer, richer lives.

CNN Refuses To Condemn CNN Pundit’s Anti-Semitism

Conveniently, criticism of the liberals’ leading funder is beyond the pale, but featuring an intellectual who pals around with a guy who calls Jews termites is okay.

The Second Amendment Has Always Been An Individual Right

Justice John Paul Stevens says Heller was the worst decision during his tenure on the Supreme Court.That tells us plenty about his legacy.

The Washington Post Claims There’s A ‘Surge’ In Right-Wing Violence. There Isn’t

The Washington Post claims we are experiencing a ‘surge’ in right-wing violence and terrorism. A closer look at the data tells a more complicated story.

Dear TSA, Please Stop Molesting Kids At The Airport

It’s bad enough that the TSA wastes our time, needlessly gobbles up hours of our day. But kids shouldn’t be props in its Security Theater.

Ilhan Omar’s Election Shows Democrats Aren’t Interested In Confronting Anti-Semitism

Democratic Party leaders refuse to condemn Ilhan Omar’s contention that Israel is a racist regime. Considering their embrace of Women’s March leaders, it’s no surprise.

Yes, Doctors Should ‘Stay In Their Lane’ On Gun Policy

The NRA has every right to call out groups that use science to conceal their political arguments.

Democrats Aren’t Losing Faith In Our Constitutional System. They Just Don’t Like It

Many Democrats see the Constitution as a way to achieve their partisan goals, not as a set of politically neutral and idealistic values.

The Blue Wave Will Have To Be A Tsunami To Be Historically Relevant

If Democrats win the House this week, it won’t necessarily be the historic moment partisans imagine. While the president’s party almost always loses in the midterms, it rarely defines his presidency.

Don Lemon’s Attack On ‘White Men’ Isn’t Just Racist, It’s Incredibly Misleading

Don Lemon’s contention that a person’s race predisposes him to act violently is unequivocally racist. It’s also easily debunked.

The New York Times Botches America’s History With The Gun

You can oppose the Second Amendment and guns if you like, but you can’t rewrite history to comport with your political positions.

The Left’s Response To The Mass Shooting Of Jews Is An Act Of Bad Faith

How are Americans ever going to ‘come together’ if the first thing a political party sees when it sees dead Americans is a partisan cudgel?

Don’t Use Saudi Abuse As An Excuse To Prop Up The Iranian Terror State

Saudi Arabia and Iran are both Islamic theocracies. The choice is whether we do business with one that alleviates terror or one that deploys it.

2018 Is The Most Important Election In The History Of Mankind (This Time We Really Mean It!)

The 2018 midterm is certainly not the most important election in history, nor in your lifetime. Unless, that is, you’re two years old.

Disney Princess Movies Are Destroying Your Children

‘Frozen’ star Kristen Bell recently told an interviewer she’s not ‘100 percent comfortable’ with the Disney princess tales.

The Five Most Important Guns In American History

The most consequential guns in U.S. history. Adapted from David Harsanyi’s book, “First Freedom: A Ride Through America’s Enduring History with the Gun.”

The Only Remarkable Thing About Beto O’Rourke Is How Much The Media Loves Him

The way journalists have treated Senate nominee Beto O’Rourke is just another sign of their bias, advocacy, and wishful thinking.

Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Proves She Was Lying

Acting as if the results of the senator’s DNA test are a vindication of her initial claims is an assault on reason.