Mary Katharine Ham
Mary Katharine Ham
Mary Katharine Ham

Mary Katharine Ham is a senior writer at The Federalist. She is a CNN Contributor and recently co-moderated a GOP primary debate on ABC. She is an editor at BRIGHT. She’s the co-author of “End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun)” and has written for HotAir, The Weekly Standard, and The Daily Caller. A fourth-generation journalist, she did a stint covering NASCAR, high school football, and the county’s largest legumes before embracing New Media and heading to Washington DC, where her career goal has been to discover the formula for talking about politics without being a blowhard. She’s a mom of two and a Twitter enthusiast who hiked Kilimanjaro on her honeymoon.

Ansari Isn’t The First Victim Of #MeToo Revenge Porn, But He Should Be The Last

Is it just bad when men do it? Or is it just bad when women do it to men who aren’t elected Republicans?

It’s Not Mark Wahlberg’s Fault Michelle Williams Didn’t Make Sure She Got Paid

People will take every opportunity to pay you nothing if you’re willing to do your work for free, be you man or woman.

A Humbled Hollywood Delivers Surprisingly Restrained Golden Globes

My bar is exceedingly low for this group, but Hollywood actually succeeded in focusing on its own issues, not face-melting anti-Trumpism.

Don’t Choose Between ‘Dunkirk’ And ‘The Darkest Hour.’ They’re Beautifully Complementary

One tells the story of the near destruction of Western Civilization. The other allows you to feel it in all its uncomfortable, confusing horror.

All Of Melania Trump’s 2017 Coats, Ranked

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about First Lady Melania Trump since her husband was elected president, it’s that she can wear the hell out of Read Full Article >

No, Misanthropes, It Wasn’t Okay For The Grinch To Hate The Whos

It’s tempting to rewrite the Grinch into a misunderstood introvert who just didn’t want to hang out with the joyous Whos, but false.

The Sad People Who Watched ‘A Christmas Prince’ 18 Days In A Row Craft A Statement

We’ve done nothing wrong. But we do need to lay down a marker that watching a good, clean holiday romance every single day of the Christmas season is just good, clean fun.

Repairing Media Mistrust Means Understanding It Didn’t Start With Trump’s Attacks

This problem did not appear in 2015 when a real estate magnate descended an escalator. The descent began decades ago. The good news is, accountability matters, even to those who trust media least.

‘Love Actually’ Is A Prophecy That Foretold Prince Harry And Meghan And The Rest Of 2017

Stop arguing over whether ‘Love, Actually’ is a good movie. It is a prophecy.

Trevor Noah: Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Nickname For Warren Is Actually Pretty Woke

‘He’s hitting Elizabeth Warren for saying she was Native American, when she wasn’t. Something she’s never apologized for or owned up to.’

7 Things To Know About Prince Harry’s Royal Engagement To American Meghan Markle

The British Crown announced the engagement of Prince Harry to his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, this morning.

How The Creation Of The Green Bean Casserole Presaged Today’s Reality Cooking Competition Shows

Before ‘Top Chef,’ a group of hard-nosed home economists were harshly judging the dishes that became America’s mid-century staples.

Trump Is Right: He Should Get Credit For Bringing Imprisoned Americans Home

President Trump’s lightly reported record on fighting for Americans detained abroad highlights a difference in approach and results from the Obama presidency.

7 Ways To Use The iPhone ‘i’ Glitch In Your Everyday Life

Apple is always giving us new products we didn’t think or know we needed or wanted until we had them. Maybe this is just one more.

Will You Daylight Saving Time Whiners Stop Bothering Me And Work On Getting Rid Of It?

Histrionic complaints about Daylight Saving Time are a stain on our national character. Let’s direct them elsewhere.

Three Reasons ‘Hocus Pocus” Max Dennison Is A Millennial Model For Masculinity

In a world uncertain of its male role models, somewhere between toxic masculinity and man buns, there is Max Dennison. Be a Max Dennison.

Someone Stole Martha Stewart’s Favorite Pie Plate, And I’m Afraid For Us All

Martha Stewart is ice cold. She will come for her pie plate, along with the dignity of your entire B-list family line, and Lord help us all if we are collateral damage.

What I Want Everyone, Especially My Daughters, To Know About My #MeToo Experiences

In talking to women friends in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein and Fox News scandals, I realized we’re more scathed than we thought we were.

Ed Asner Asks MSNBC’s Chris Jansing For A Kiss Twice During Interview On Workplace Sexism

It was almost as if it was performance art.

Fast And Furious Feud Between The Rock And Tyrese Threatens The Family

This week, when Dwayne ‘The Rock”‘Johnson announced his spin-off action franchise with Jason Statham has been given the green light, most rejoiced. Tyrese Gibson howled.