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]
Yes, Hillary, The Media Did Help Trump Win. So Did You

Former Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is back doing what she does best: another work of fiction.

In The Long Run, 9/11 Didn’t Bring Us Any Closer Together

On anniversary of 9/11, it’s difficult not to notice that Americans don’t really share a coherent, unifying cultural or idealistic value anymore.

Democrats Are Increasingly Comfortable With Religious Tests

Why are Democrats employing religious tests? Because the dogma of Bernie Sanders and Dianne Feinstein is increasingly hostile towards orthodox faiths, not the other way around.

Rescinding DACA Is The Right Thing To Do

Political theater or not, DACA is probably unconstitutional. Something the pretend-defenders of law and order might want to remember.

If The Left Won’t Acknowledge Leftist Violence, It’s No Better Than Trump

It’s not all that difficult to simultaneously hate Nazis and communists. Perhaps our leftist commentariat should give it a try.

Pro-Choicers Should Explain Why They Think Eugenics Is Acceptable

Due to the rise of prenatal screening tests, Iceland is ‘eradicating Down syndrome births.’ In other words, abortion is now being used for eugenics.

Don’t Let Politics Turn America Into Another Charlottesville

Allowing corrosive political discourse to infect our lives any more than it has would be a tragedy.

Stop Gorging On Stupid Troll Polls

Any scientific credence polling lends to political debate is undermined when they offer absurd hypotheticals that skew questions to establish the preconceived notions of one side.

Jeff Flake’s ‘Birtherism’ Complaint Against Republicans Doesn’t Hold Up

When pressed to offer examples of how Republicans had brought Trump on themselves, Sen. Jeff Flake argued the GOP had done too little to curb birtherism. This is a myth.

Google Engineer Writes Common-Sense Memo About Workplace Diversity, PC Mob Erupts

The majority of the histrionic reactions to the now-famous Google memo completely misrepresented not only what it says but also its purpose.

CNN’s Jim Acosta Read The Statue Of Liberty Poem, Had A Meltdown When Someone Suggested Immigrants Be Able To Read It, Too

Open immigration has become a rite on the Left, as American as anything in the Constitution. Jim Acosta’s ‘questions’ reflected this attitude.

Get Government Out Of The College Discrimination Business

It’s perfectly reasonable for the Trump Administration to undo institutional discrimination against white and Asian kids.

Why Scaramucci’s Firing Might Be Good News For Donald Trump

The firing of bombastic White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci could signify a number of things.

We Already Know ‘What Happened,’ Hillary

Hillary Clinton has a new ‘tell-all’ memoir, ‘What Happened.’ The problem is that we all know exactly what happened in 2016: She lost to Donald Trump.

So-Called Fact Checkers Keep Butchering The Facts About Obamacare

Since its passage, and in a way that is unlike any policy issue in modern American history, the press have rallied to the defense of Obamacare.

Democrats Continue To Insist It’s Fine To Find People Guilty Before Proving It

Due process for everyone! Except, of course, gun owners with funny names who land on secret government lists or students who are accused of rape.

Be Very Worried About The Future Of Free Expression

If you don’t believe political correctness is a threat to free speech, you haven’t been paying attention.

Radiohead, Friend Of The Jews

By rejecting Roger Waters and other anti-Semites in the divestment movement, Radiohead exemplifies the genuine spirit of liberalism.

The Insufferable Hypocrisy Of ‘Morning Joe’

If you believed that your political party embodied the ideas that helped make the lives of your fellow Americans better and freer, you might stick around to try and save it.

Why The ‘Whataboutism’ Charge Is Dishonest

In the same way the past doesn’t excuse Donald Trump’s actions, his actions don’t excuse the hypocrisy and corruption of his antagonists.