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
Jidenna’s ‘Long Live The Chief’ As Call To Self-Government

Hip-hop artist Jidenna’s new song reminds us of the importance of having self-control and the ability to defer gratification — and having them in style.

Here’s Another Solution To The GOP Presidential Debate Problem

The media and GOP establishment are fretting over all the candidates seeking to participate in the GOP presidential debates. Here’s how to get them all in.

Louis CK’s Saturday Night Live Opening Monologue Was Awesomely Offensive

Louis CK told jokes about racism, the Israel-Palestine conflict and child molestation. They were offensive — but also funny. Deal with it.

Amtrak Derailment Highlights Left’s Theodicy Of Federal Government

Perhaps we politicize everything in part because we have lost any understanding of the world as fallen and out of our control.

Jeb Bush Defends Christianity And Religious Freedom. Good For Him.

Jeb Bush didn’t merely reach out to evangelicals but subtly indicted much of what many Americans have come to believe about religion and public life.

Planned Parenthood And Kermit Gosnell’s Grisly Mother’s Day Celebrations

Planned Parenthood thought Mother’s Day a good day to celebrate abortion. So did serial murderer Kermit Gosnell, who once hosted a “Mother’s Day Massacre.”

Modern Feminism Means Forcing Your Wife To Work

Some men won’t “let” their wives quit working even though they want to. This is what decades of denigrating the work of stay-at-home mothers leads to.

Media Say Obama Is A ‘Bookworm.’ Are They Sure?

The media told us George W. Bush isn’t an intellectual and Obama is. When it comes to their reading, at least, the media narrative is just plain wrong.

4 Reasons To Think Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Are In Cahoots

Maybe Bernie Sanders is in it to win it. But he sure isn’t acting like it and Hillary sure seems excited to have an older socialist challenging her.

Are Feminists Insane? Of Course Men Should View Their Wives And Daughters Differently

Men want their wives to be attractive. But they’re not particularly concerned about their daughter’s appearance. How in the world is this a problem?

Ominous Sign Of The Times: Baseball In Baltimore Without Fans

If a baseball game is played but no fans are there to witness it, does it make a sound? Either way, does it count? Baltimore’s about to find out.

The Clinton Foundation Is Wrong: Canadian Law Doesn’t Prohibit Donor Disclosure

The Clinton Foundation claimed Canadian law prohibited it from being transparent about its donors. Canadian tax experts say that’s not the case at all.

I’ve Seen The Future. It’s Comedy Speakeasies.

As comedians face increasing pressure from social justice warriors for comedy that isn’t even that transgressive, the only place to go is underground.

Bill Nye Celebrating Earth Day With…An Air Force One Flight?

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is taking an unnecessary flight on a jet to mark Earth Day. Is there anything that better encapsulates progressive hypocrisy?

Madonna Quotes Margaret Thatcher. What Happened Next Is Awful.

The pop star quoted Thatcher discussing the futility of doing things to be popular. When people complained, Madonna did what she had to do to remain popular

Pro-Life Politicos: ‘We Were On Defense. Now We’re On Offense.’

Emboldened by a string of electoral and media victories, pro-life candidates have figured out how to put abortion rights supporters on the defensive.

Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Know How To Shop For Food On A Budget

Gwyneth Paltrow doesn’t know much about Federal food stamps. She’s confused about how much families get from it and whether they should buy 7 limes a week.

8 Reasons Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Will Be A Trainwreck

Weary citizens of the United States, Hillary Clinton has finally announced what we already knew: she’s running for president. Here’s why it’s going to be awful.

There’s No Crying In Journalism! Quit Whining About Rand Paul

Rand Paul mildly pushed back against journalist Savannah Guthrie and political reporters whined about it. If they can’t handle that, what can they handle?

Airport Security Stole Nursing Mother Alyssa Milano’s Breastmilk

Airport security is bad for everyone. But Alyssa Milano had to endure Heathrow Airport security confiscating the breastmilk she’d just pumped.