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]
Public-Sector Unions Deserve To Be Destroyed

If stripping unions of the ability to coerce workers is a crippling event, then it’s an event worth celebrating.

Jewish Americans Deserve Better Than The ADL

The ADL is in the business of exaggerating threats when it serves their partisan interests and diminishing threats when they do not.

Sorry, But Conservatism Isn’t Dead Just Yet

Every time someone tells us that conservatism is in its death throes, conservatism makes a miraculous comeback. Heralding its demise is premature.

CNN’s Shameful Town Hall Is A Clarifying Moment On Guns

The real divide on guns in America is between those who believe there’s a natural right to defend oneself and those who don’t.

On Russia, Democrats Try To Rewrite History

There is a strong case to be made that in nearly every way, save rhetoric, Donald Trump has been tougher on Russia than Barack Obama.

We Can’t Have A Debate About Guns If Liberals Keep Lying About Them

The falsehoods or misleading statistics offered by gun-control advocates makes it virtually impossible to have a genuine discussion about violence.

The Left’s Soft Spot For Communist Propaganda Is Nothing New

The MSM has a long tradition of falling (or worse) for Communist propaganda.

Our Infrastructure Is Not ‘Crumbling.’ Repeat: Our Infrastructure Is Not ‘Crumbling’

How we fund U.S. infrastructure is certainly a debate worth having. But it’s a debate worth having without ever using the word ‘crumbling.’

The FISA Memo Fiasco Is Helping Normalize Surveillance Abuse

In their fight over Donald Trump, partisans are normalizing the worst kind of abuses against American citizens, starting with FISA.

FISA Abuse Memo Proves The Need For An Independent Investigation

This 2016 election has been corrupted by partisanship. Until we get to the bottom of how the FBI obtained FISA warrants, the questions will fester.

The Media’s Ugly David Duke-Louis Farrakhan Double Standard

Why won’t anyone ask Congressional Black Caucus members why they were hugging and meeting with the racist conspiracy theorist Louis Farrakhan?

Be Cautious, But Take The Devin Nunes Memo Seriously

Are Republicans overplaying the memo? It’s entirely possible. But there is still no legal or ethical reason for the American people not to see it.

The Russia ‘Fake News’ Scare Is All About Chilling Speech

Better to live with Russian troll bots feeding us fake news than authoritarian American senators dictating how we consume news.

Here’s A Crazy Theory: Maybe Americans Just Want A Rational Immigration Policy

Many voters hold more nuanced views on immigration than partisans in Washington would like to admit. The shutdown is proof.

What The Shutdown Tells Us About Modern Democrats

For Democrats, anything the Republicans do is ‘undemocratic.’

Donald Trump’s Greatest Gift Is His Enemies

Our day-to-day drama is often brought on by Trump’s words. But much of it is exacerbated by his adversaries, who are ridiculous in their own special ways.

In Every Way, Jeff Flake’s Trump-Stalin Comparison Is Absurd

Jeff Flake’s contention that Donald Trump is quoting Stalin is just another example of the unfortunate state of our political discourse.

Google’s New ‘Fact-Checker’ Is Partisan Garbage

To combat ‘fake news,’ Google is manipulating perceptions about conservative sites before people even read them. It’s a sham.

Stop Scaremongering. The Press Is Freer Than It’s Ever Been

Despite Donald Trump’s antagonism towards mainstream journalists, the press is safer from government interference than it has been in a long time.

Don’t Let ‘Fire And Fury’ Normalize ‘Fake But Accurate’

‘Fire And Fury’ has given the media a convenient excuse to repeat unverified stories about the Trump administration. It sets a bad precedent.