David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is the Federalist's New York Correspondent. He is also the Artistic Director of Blue Box World, a Brooklyn based theater project. His plays have been seen on the stages of Galapagos Arts Space, D Lounge, and Theater Double Rep. A former member of the Bat Acting Company at the Flea Theater he has also performed at the Kennedy Center and Theater for the New City among many others. His work has appeared in National Review Online, The New York Times, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
Is The Cult Of Personality Presidency Permanent?

For the first time in modern history we have had two cult of personality presidents in a row. How will this shape the future of our politics?

What Happened When I Tried An IQOS And Heat Sticks In Tokyo

Tobacco has been a huge commercial success for 500 years. Can IQOS, a new high-tech product, really reduce smoking risks and transform the industry?

While Americans Pretend To Be Oppressed, The Chinese Run Concentration Camps

Progressives who think America is an oppressive regime need only look to China to see what real oppression looks like and how lucky they really are.

Tomorrow’s Election Will Define The New Democratic Party

The Democratic Party has spent two years at a crossroad. In this election it may finally choose a path.

We Are Losing The Vital American Value Of Tolerance

Tolerance is one of the most important and enduring American values. If we lose it, we lose almost everything.

YouTube Bans ‘Dangerous’ Ad For Video Critiquing Transgenderism

Progressives are no longer willing to argue with those who oppose them, even with satire. Instead, companies like Google are just shutting them down.

The Trump Administration Is Right To Define Gender Biologically

The federal government needs a definition of gender rooted in science and the Trump administration is right to enforce it.

Trump Is Right To Be Cautious With The Saudis On Kashoggi

President Trump is facing an international crisis with no obvious good fix. So his slow, measured approach is the right one.

Is Elizabeth Warren Guilty Of Cultural Appropriation?

If wearing a headdress for Halloween is cultural appropriation, then isn’t claiming to be Indian for professional advantage appropriation, as well?

Trump Is Right: Chicago Should Start Using Stop, Question, And Frisk

If we care more about saving the lives of black men than about political correctness, then stop, question, and frisk needs to be implemented in Chicago.

The Fake Perjury Claims Against Kavanaugh Show Why Trump Won’t Talk To Mueller

The laughable claims of perjury against Brett Kavanaugh put in stark relief why Donald Trump should be wary of talking to Robert Mueller.

Fox’s ‘The Cool Kids’ Is A Promising And Nostalgic Sitcom

The latest entry in the ‘Old Folks Sitcom’ category offers some promising comedy and strong sense of nostalgia at a time when we can all use it.

In Defense Of Jeff Flake’s Gambit Of Trading A Kavanaugh Vote For An FBI Investigation

Although infuriating to many conservatives, Jeff Flake might just have secured Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s legitimacy.

Why I Didn’t Watch The Awful, Pointless Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing

Jerry Springer Congress is the worst Congress, and I won’t watch it. Just evaluate the facts and vote.

Ronan Farrow Hurts The Me Too Movement With His Anti-Kavanaugh Hatchet Job

By discarding the basic standards of evidence and journalism, Ronan Farrow has set the Me Too Movement back.

Whatever Happens To Kavanaugh, Feinstein Got Exactly What She Wanted

Dianne Feinstein, who rose to the Senate in the original ‘Year of the Woman,’ just pulled off a cynical political masterpiece.

Why The GOP Should Confirm Kavanaugh In Spite Of This Last-Minute Accusation

If the Democrats think Brett Kavanaugh is disqualified based on accusations of sexual assault, the hearings were the time to bring it up.

Why Those ‘I Voted’ Stickers Degrade Our Great Republic

American voters aren’t first graders. Giving them a sticker to vote is condescending and wrong.

‘The Tonight Show’ Cancellation Of Norm Macdonald’s Appearance Is Cowardice

‘The Tonight Show’ cancelled an appearance by Norm Macdonald over controversial statements about the #MeToo movement. Conservatives must have his back.

I’m A New Yorker. Here’s How I Teach My Son About 9/11

September 11, 2001 is woven into the city where my son grows and learns, and it is a story he needs to hear. Here’s what I tell him.