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
Russia Isn’t Our Friend, But That Doesn’t Make The Left’s Conspiracy Theories True

Democrats are more likely to believe the Russians installed Donald Trump into the presidency than Republicans are to have ever believed Barack Obama was a Muslim.

With Arctic Drilling Ban, Obama Continues His Historic Abuse Of Power

Barack Obama proves that Democrats aren’t concerned about norms or “democracy,” they’re concerned about furthering liberal agenda items.

Face It: All The Best Characters In Star Wars Are Bad Guys

To realize its full potential, Star Wars needs to make a standalone movie that trends even darker than ‘Rogue One.’ We need more bad guys.

The Last Piece Of Evidence ‘Clearing’ JonBenet Ramsey’s Parents Is About To Go Away

We’re almost a week away from the 20th anniversary of JonBenet Ramsey’s murder, and nothing has changed. We still know who did it.

Putin Is A Threat To Democracy, And Democrats Want To Invalidate The Election To Prove It

Reminder: Vladimir Putin does not possess some transcendent power to overturn the U.S. system and control your votes.

The 5 Stages Of Losing An Election To Donald Trump

From the night of Nov. 8 onward, the political coverage has been dominated by a series of conspiracy theories to explain the election of Donald Trump.

The Left Is Furious That Trump’s Labor Pick Understands Supply And Demand

Let’s set aside the fiction that the Left is only freaked about Trump. They are more freaked out that conventional conservatives will have their way.

Did Democrats Learn Anything From Their Attack On The Filibuster?

When Donald Trump, uninhibited by checks and balances, names his cabinet, be sure to thank Barack Obama, Harry Reid, and others who killed the filibuster.

Don’t Let Democrats Define The Obamacare Debate

Democrats support fake choices in Obamacare and oppose real choices in Medicare. Though you wouldn’t know it reading our vaunted non-fake news outlets.

Why I’m Not Freaking Out About Donald Trump — Yet

Liberals aren’t freaking out about Donald Trump. They’re freaking out about the prospects of Republicans implementing long-standing conservative ideas.

Don’t Let Chip And Joanna Gaines Destroy Your Marriage

The number of marriages Chip and Joanna Gaines have ruined with their happiness and success is probably incalculable at this point.

Dear Media: Please Stop Normalizing The Alt-Right

No, Republicans shouldn’t ‘normalize’ the alt-right, and neither should the media imbue it with an outsized importance.

Don’t Kid Yourself — Liberals Are Just As Susceptible To Fake News

Americans should be concerned about fake news. But let’s remember that sophisticated-but-misleading stories from the establishment media is just as harmful.

Donald Trump Ate Some Steak And The Media Had A Cow About It

In 2008, President-elect Obama ditched the pool of reporters assigned to follow him so he could visit Sea Life Park with his daughters. No one cared.

Sorry Democrats, But Americans Are Remarkably Tolerant People

Democrats are so fixated on the politics of race they’re unable to imagine anything else matters.

Don’t Listen To The Mob. Long Live The Electoral College!

For many Democrats, the best political system is the one that instills them with most amount of power. The Electoral College only gets in the way.

Democrats Are Suddenly Terrified By The Prospects Of An ‘Imperial Presidency’

Democrats are about to learn that a legacy built on edicts is easily discarded. That’s good news for the republic.

Democrats Have Only Themselves To Blame For Trump

Eight years of unilateral rule. A dreadful candidate. A decade of vacuous identity politics. It all adds up to President Donald Trump.

If Obama Believes The FBI Is Compromised, He Should Fire Comey And Demand A Special Prosecutor For Hillary

If Barack Obama believes the FBI has used ‘innuendo’ rather than evidence against Hillary Clinton, doesn’t he have an obligation to fire James Comey?

This Is The Least Important Election Of Our Lifetimes

A presidential election holds serious consequences. But if the republic can’t survive one bad executive, then it’s already dead.