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
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.

Dear America: Stop Pretending To Be Offended By Everything

At some point, Americans just decided they were going to be offended by everything. And that really offends me.

Hey Media, ‘Religious Freedom’ Is a Real Thing

By any standard, Indiana’s new law is about religious freedom, not ‘religious freedom.’

The Campaign To Make You Care About Climate Change Is Failing Miserably

The most expensive PR campaign ever has increased the number of Democrats who ‘worry greatly’ about climate change by a mere four percentage points.

It Can Be Done, President Obama: Here Are Five Heartwarming ‘Kumbaya’ Moments In The Middle East

Obama is selling the area short short. Many Middle East frenemies have often come together in recent years. Here’s are just a few examples.

Even If God Didn’t Give Us The Constitution We Should Act Like He Did

I don’t have high hopes for a Cruz administration. But mocking him for restating traditional American values about faith and the Constitution is bizarre.

The Left’s Ugly Israel Freakout

Obama’s allies in the press have coopted some of the most absurd justifications for throwing Israel to the wolves.

Obama’s ‘Signature Achievement’ Will Be Bypassing The Constitution

There has never been a president as openly contemptuous of checks and balances as this one.

Liberals Find An Excuse To Abandon Israel

Israel is a liberal nation – in the best sense of the word— but it’s not a leftist one. And increasingly, Democrats are finding it difficult to support the Jewish State.

Why Won’t Anyone Challenge Hillary Clinton?

Though it’s disconcerting to imagine such a scenario, both the Democratic Party and the republic itself would survive if Hillary Clinton decided not to run for president.

Oklahoma University’s Expulsion Of Racist Students Sets A Dangerous Precedent

We can’t let university presidents (or anyone else who runs a public institution) decide what kind of protected speech is permissible.

Can Libertarians and Conservatives Coexist? An Interview With Charles C.W. Cooke

In his new book, “The Conservatarian Manifesto” Charles Cooke proposes a philosophical and political framework that fuses conservatism and libertarianism into a cohesive and effective political brand.

The Hillary Scandals Aren’t About Personal Failings, They’re About Corruption

Hillary Clinton doesn’t need psychoanalysis, she needs lawyers.

Unifying Theory Of Media Scandal Coverage: It’s Always The Republicans’ Fault

Hillary Clinton used a personal email address housed on her own server to conduct all business while Secretary of State. So why are we talking about the GOP?

Televising Supreme Court Hearings Is A Terrible Idea

The job of the Supreme Court is to weigh the constitutionality of law, not to entertain the masses.

Netanyahu Was Right To Bring Up The Holocaust

The historical analogy is imperfect because historical analogies are almost always imperfect. The problem for the Jews is that, in this case, there simply isn’t a better one.