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
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.

Not All Liberals Lost Their Mind Over Hobby Lobby

While the overall social media meltdown of progressives who oppose religious liberty was extremely discouraging, not all liberals spread misinformation.

Do Your Politics Require You To Oppose Bill Of Rights? That’s Not Good

The suggestion that women can navigate, say, the Kermit Gosnells of the world but not living in a country with the First Amendment is bizarre.

Was Thad Cochran’s Victory The GOP Establishment’s Most Pyrrhic Yet?

GOP establishment congratulates itself for a Thad Cochran victory that almost eluded them due to mismanagement and may prove to be Pyrrhic in any case.

Gary Oldman Attacks Outrage Culture In Playboy, Gets Outraged Response

You can’t afford to be human or speak like a human and avoid some type of frenzied Internet reaction.

Is Mocking Women Really The Best Way To Sell Pantene Shampoo?

While it is annoying when people apologize too much, this feminist attack on courtesy — now commandeered by the capitalists at Pantene — has got to stop.

3 Inadvertent Truths In Feminist ‘Rules For Dating Daughter’ T-Shirt

A viral feminist photo show a buff man in a t-shirt sporting feminist rules for dating his daughter. But it’s actual message has some time-tested truths.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Read Dana Milbank

Dana Milbank lives in an alternate reality where he alone sees things, such as cartoonishly mean conservatives mocking a Muslim. Let’s stop falling for it.

Lacking Curiosity, Lacking Credibility: The Media’s IRS Scandal Problem

The IRS scandal took a turn for the worse on Friday when officials claimed they’d lost key emails. Here are three ways the media failed to cover the news.

4 Obnoxious Things About Terry Gross’ Gay Marriage Hillary Interview

The media hated Hillary’s answers on same-sex marriage, yet another reminder of how their coverage is obnoxious, juvenile, shallow and harmful.

Brat Voters Aren’t Anti-Semitic But The Media Sure Are Anti-Christian

When David Brat beat Eric Cantor, the media didn’t take the news well. Here are seven of the worst media responses to the free market candidate’s victory.

The New York Times Sneers At Religion. Again.

The problem isn’t even that the New York Times frequently mocks Christians so much as that they are very bad at it.

The 8 Stupidest Arguments Being Made About Obama’s Bergdahl Swap

President Obama’s defenders have been forced to make some remarkably silly and short-sighted arguments about Bowe Bergdahl. Critics have made a few as well.

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