Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship. Reach her at
What You Do Before You Say ‘I Do’ Matters For Marriage Happiness

A new study shows that the more relationships you’ve had prior to marriage, the less likely you’ll have a good marriage.

Reporter Thought Earplugs Were Rubber Bullets. Does It Matter?

Other journalists told him it was no big deal. But it’s the kind of error that destroys credibility. And the Ferguson story demands attention to detail.

8 Tips For Talking To Your Kids About Sex

Are liberals struggling to talk to their kids about sex? Here’s a pep talk for having the sex talk, from religious conservatives who are less conflicted.

In Ferguson Protests, Media Somehow See Case Against Gun Rights

Media say gun rights a “ridiculous” way to respond to what Ferguson residents call police despotism. Here’s why that argument makes no sense.

What Exactly Are We Doing In Iraq? What’s The Peace We Seek?

As beltway partisans spar for political footing, we’re reminded we have no hope of achieving an end to war in Iraq without understanding our specific goals.

Turn Down (Compliments) For What

Complimenting a woman on her beauty is not a hate crime. But men need to learn how to properly give compliments.

Kneel Before Zod: On Celebrating Obama’s Birthday

President Obama really, really, really, really, really wants us to celebrate his birthday. Here’s why that might not be a great idea.

Denial Is Not A Strategy: Isis Persecution Should Not Be Met With Silence

We may not wish we had to confront the evil of religious persecution, and there is much room to discuss how to, but we can’t continue to ignore it.

Why Do Feminists Demand That Women Stay In The Workforce?

Slate says women wouldn’t stay at home unless they had to. Why is it so hard for feminists to understand some of us value some things more than a paycheck?

Let Me Google ‘England’ For You, Matt Yglesias

Vox’s Matt Yglesias took content from another site and added a few sentences. Those sentences were wrong.

No, This Picture From Space Doesn’t Show Explosions In Israel And Gaza

A picture purportedly showing rocket explosions from space went viral last week. Except that’s not what the picture showed.

4 Worst Ways Halbig Truthers Have Spun Obamacare Architect’s Comments

One of Obamacare’s architects was caught off message this week. Way off message. Defenders didn’t handle it so well.

No, “The Bear” Is Not Loose: He’s Surrounded By Sycophants

We need less of the bear prowling around with donors and props and more of the bear listening to the concerns of Americans who are disappointed with him.

Explaining Abortion Regulations, Voxification-Style

Other than the errors in year and content, and the lack of context or balance, the rest of Vox’s abortion story looks about right.

A Spreadsheet’s Not Going To Spread Her Legs, And More Marriage Advice

Husbands: Don’t keep a record of wrongs. Wives: Be open to more sex. Marriages are better when we work to please each other more.

Let Me Google That For You, Matt Yglesias

Matt Yglesias failed to do any research before flinging absurd slanders, showing he knows nothing about religious liberty battles and who fights them.

Vox’s Motto Should Be ‘Explaining The News Incorrectly, Repeatedly’

Yesterday, the experts at Vox claimed that Gaza and the West Bank were connected by a bridge that Israel restricts traffic on. No, really. Stop laughing.

Jose Vargas And The Problem Of Emotional Immigration Stories

Anecdotes provide a cheap means of avoiding rigorous thought while making yourself appear more compassionate than others. We shouldn’t set policy by them.

Is Your Parenting That Different From The People You Mock?

Sure we like to make fun of the Virginia father who just invented a country so his daughter could be a princess. But are we so different?

Media Ignorance Is Becoming A Serious Problem

Reagan said, “the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn’t so.” But ignorance is now a problem.

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