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]
Democrats Have Lost On Climate Change, And It’s Their Own Fault

Why do Democrats keep losing on climate change? This is what happens when science is hijacked in pursuit of ideologically driven economic policies.

Comey Owes America A Full Account Of What Happened, Not More Of His Political Grandstanding

If the Senate wants to find the truth, it would ask James Comey to sit down with Robert Mueller first, and save the public testimony for some other time.

There Is No Political Tribe That Deserves Your Loyalty

If you are apprehensive about creeping ‘authoritarianism’ in Washington, then rigid group-thinking just isn’t feasible anymore.

Here’s Every Single Tom Cruise Movie Correctly Ranked

Because I will do virtually anything to avoid writing another article about Donald Trump or Russia, I ranked every Tom Cruise movie ever made.

Let’s Give The Platitudes Surrounding Terrorism A Rest

It’s not the job of Western leaders to define what Islam is or isn’t. It’s their job to talk honestly about what’s happening.

Putting ‘Country Above Party’ Works Both Ways

Convincing your gullible flock that we live in a republic easily annexed by a rickety former superpower is not putting your country above your party.

Voting For Conservative Policies Does Not ‘Enable’ Donald Trump

Being supportive — or dismissive — of policy based solely on Trump’s position is an abdication of principle.

Acting FBI Director Contradicts The Media

“Acting FBI director contradicts White House” is now dominating headlines across the media. Of course, it’s only half the story. When Andrew McCabe, the acting director Read Full Article >

You Want Checks And Balances? Stop Ignoring The Constitution When You’re In Power

While there is plenty of hypocrisy to go around, Democrats’ newfound adoration for separation of powers simply isn’t credible.

ProPublica’s Big James Comey ‘Scoop’ Is Misleading

If James Comey used sloppy language, he has an ethical obligation to clarify the record. Yet, even then, it changes absolutely nothing for Hillary Clinton.

Solar Energy Jobs Are Economic Potemkin Villages

A productive sector has the fewest number of people producing the greatest number of things we need. Solar does the opposite.

Trump’s Executive Order On Religious Liberty Is A Big Disappointment

Donald Trump’s executive order on religious liberty does little, and what little it does can be easily overturned.

Comey Didn’t Sink Hillary. Hillary Sank Hillary

If Hillary Clinton lost because of the James Comey letter, she deserved it. The FBI director had no choice but to send it to Congress.

Reaction To Bret Stephens’ Column Shows Left Isn’t Interested In Honest Debate

Bret Stephens penned a tepid piece that makes the rational suggestion that both sides of the climate-change debate should hear hear each other out. The Left’s reaction? ‘Burn the witch!’

Bill Nye’s View Of Humanity Is Repulsive

Bill Nye has some detestable ideas about humanity. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. Many environmental doomsdayers have a soft spot for eugenics.

With Netflix’s ‘Casting JonBenet,’ A Murder Finally Gets The Treatment It Deserves

‘Casting JonBenet’ might be the most unconventionally interesting true-crime documentary — if you can really even call it that — ever created.

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.