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]
Social Media Giants Shouldn’t Be Arbiters Of Appropriate Speech

Once sites like Twitter begin policing speech, they transform themselves into adjudicators of what ideas are tolerable. That’s a precarious position.

Hey BuzzFeed, Che Guevara Was A Bloodthirsty Terrorist

American liberals have a longstanding practice of whitewashing socialist history, like the facts of Che Guevara’s life. That trend does not seem to be abating.

Guess What, Brian Schatz? There’s Plenty Of Crazy To Go Around

The idea, as Brian Schatz claims, that one side has all the crazies is absurd. In many ways, our political insanity is symbiotic.

Let’s Debunk The Misleading Panic Over 3-D Guns

This isn’t about ‘3-D guns’ or ‘downloadable firearms.’ These things don’t exist. This is about data, information, code, and free expression.

Meghan McCain Is Right. Socialism Leads To Misery And Destitution

Meghan McCain was absolutely right. Socialism has been one, if not the, leading man-made cause of death and misery in human existence.

Let’s Take A Moment To Remember The Corrupt Hackery Of Lanny Davis

Michael Cohen’s new lawyer, Lanny Davis, can be properly described as a personification of the cliché, ‘everything that’s wrong with Washington.’

No, Mr. President, Tariffs Are Not ‘The Greatest’

Donald Trump is now ‘picking winners and losers’ by bailing out industries that are suffering the consequences of policies that he claims have no losers.

The ACLU Has Basically Quit Defending The Constitution

The ACLU, which just attacked the Second Amendment, has been inventing justifications to ignore the Constitution for awhile now.

Democrats Need To Get A Grip On Reality

President Donald Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki was unhinged. And so is the Democratic Party’s reaction to it.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Factually Challenged Position On Israel Is Embarrassing

How can someone know so little about a topic yet be so passionate about it? That’s what I kept asking myself while watching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Media’s Obsession With ‘Collusion’ Continues To Destroy Its Credibility

One of things we learned from Rod Rosenstein is that there’s still no evidence of ‘collusion.’ But that didn’t stop MSM outlets from finding some anyway.

Tomi Lahren’s Position On Roe v. Wade Makes Absolutely No Sense

It’s not especially her political apostasy that’s the problem. It’s weakness of her arguments.

Democrats Don’t Fear Brett Kavanaugh, They Fear The Constitution

Right now, the Supreme Court is one of the only institutions preserving constitutional order. That’s why Brett Kavanaugh is a big problem for progressives.

Hey, Democrats, The System Doesn’t Need To Be ’Fixed’ Every Time You Lose An Election

If you’re under the impression that the system exists for your partisan agenda, it’s not surprising you believe it’s broken every time you lose an election.

Was Gorsuch Worth A Trump Presidency? It’s Starting To Look That Way

It’s still early in the Trump era, and we really have no idea how it will all turn out. But to this point, the Constitution is winning.

Dear Judd And Kumail: You Have No Idea What A Nazi Really Was

Please find another historical event to exploit. Because you sound like a bunch of know-nothings when you accuse political opponents of being Nazis.

The Real World Is Starting To Resemble Twitter, And That’s A Problem

In the United States, even the pretend oppressed can kick the imaginary Nazi out of their establishment, as we saw when the co-owner of the Red Hen booted Sarah Huckabee Sanders from her restaurant.

Democrats Have Zero Tolerance For Illegal Immigration Solutions

While family separation is callous, it’s existence doesn’t excuse the Democrats’ refusal to do anything about illegal immigration.

Our Debate On Illegal Immigration Is A National Disaster

The greatest tragedy of the immigration debate is that despite the acrimony surrounding it, it’s arguably the policy most easily fixed.

3 Takeaways From The IG Report That Seriously Undermine The FBI’s Credibility

Americans have a right to be skeptical about the foundations of the Russia collusion investigation after this report.