David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is a senior contributor to the Federalist and 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. In addition to his writing for the Federalist his work has appeared in National Review Online, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
Neocons, Iran Deal Opponents Celebrate Trump’s Foreign Policy At Summit

Speakers from both parties, including early and vociferous opponents of President Trump, trashed the deal while urging the president to take a harder line on Iran.

Why You Should Stop Trying To Change People’s Minds

Today on our televisions, radios, and social media the take-all approach dominates. There is very little room for synthesis, a moment that requires intellectual clarity.

Confederate Statues Symbolize The South’s Victory—In Peace

When we tear down a statue, we are not merely condemning the subject but the entire community, here several generations of Southern culture and millions of Americans.

Why Anthony Scaramucci Is The Man Trump And America Need

It’s better that we know what the president genuinely thinks, not what his comms team thinks is the best message.

Why The Hysterical Left Wants To Keep A White Woman From Painting A Black Man

It’s abhorrent to insist that, merely because of her skin color, Dana Schutz shouldn’t paint an image that is meaningful, respectful, and striking.

Seeking Redemption, Big Tobacco Says New Products Eliminate 90 Percent Of Smoking Toxins

Is the IQOS device really significantly less harmful than cigarettes, or is Big Tobacco once more pulling the wool over the eyes of a vulnerable and addicted customer base?

CNN Should Reveal The Name Of HanA**holeSolo

CNN made one big mistake in covering this story: not revealing the name of that Internet troll, who has no right to anonymity and shouldn’t expect it.

In Remembrance Of Peter Javsicas, A Man Who Helped Save Me

On June 13, Philadelphia public transit advocate Peter Javsicas was killed when a car in the Center City neighborhood jumped a curb and struck him.

Assassinating President Trump As ‘Julius Caesar’ Is Bad Politics, Not Good Art

Given that a fairly elected president bears no resemblance to Julius Caesar, why did New York’s Public Theater make this choice?

President Trump Is Right To Undo Obama’s Cuba Coddling

When you travel to Cuba, hoping to bring your dollars to a struggling people, the struggling people don’t get your dollars.

Politicians May Be Afraid To Name Islamic Terror, But Morrissey Isn’t

The lyricist who has never been afraid to speak unpopular truths is calling out the British government for coddling the terrorists who kill kids.

It’s Time To Stop Apologizing For Everything And Start Fighting Back

It’s time to stop prostrating ourselves for words or actions that some people find offensive or over which we have absolutely no control.

Cut The Comedy From The White House Correspondents Dinner

A nonprofit charity established to protect the most powerful voices in media hired a comedian to slay the president while calling them persecuted heroes.

Dave Chappelle’s ‘Age Of Spin’ Is Pitched Perfectly At Outrage Culture

The comedian is back, with a Netflix special that offers belly laughs and controversial insights. If only we had less Samantha Bee and more of this.

What Chuck Berry Taught Us About Cultural Appropriation

In helping to invent Rock and Roll, Chuck Berry did not just create a great symbol of America. He created a great art form of the world.

Why The Right Still Needs Bill Kristol

Bill Kristol need not bend his knee nor kiss the ring of the power. He’s playing hardball and making people angry, but then again, so is the president.

4 Reasons The Anti-Trump Resistance Won’t Win Like The Tea Party Did

For all the similarities of situation and tactics, there are several reasons why ‘the Resistance’ is unlikely to succeed as the Tea Party did.

Why The Left Suddenly Thinks Teen Vogue Is A Great News Source

That Teen Vogue is catching up on the Nation and The New Republic as the gold standard of news from the Left tells us much about how those legacy outlets have faltered.

Ending Federal Funds Will Be The Best Thing For The Arts In Decades

Currently the way to succeed as an arts organization is not to create a product that attracts new audiences, but to create a product that pleases those who dole out the free cash.

Obama Should Quit Opining On Trump And Get Back To Golf

Dig it, ex-President Obama: You are ex-President Obama. You lost. Hillary didn’t just, lose, you lost.