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
6 Quick Takeaways From Last Night’s Presidential Debate

Trump’s strong start, Clinton’s effective attacks, what got them bogged down, and the real reason why Lester Holt’s performance was bad.

Debate Moderators Are Awful. Let’s Get Rid Of Them

Debate moderators are confused about their jobs, and spend too much time interrupting and weighing in. Let’s just get rid of them.

NY, NJ Bomber Rahami The Latest Terrorist To Pass FBI Investigation

As was the case with other recent high-profile terror cases, the FBI was tipped off to Ahmad Rahami’s radicalization. What’s going on here?

15 Things More Terrifying Than Trump Calling A Bomb A Bomb

The media’s freak out over Trump calling a bomb ‘a bomb’ is more alarming to many Americans than anything he said. Here are 14 other more worrisome things.

Washington Post Declares Hillary Clinton A ‘Style Icon’

It might be time for our media to take a breather from non-stop praise of Hillary Clinton. The Washington Post just called her a style icon. Really.

The Clinton Campaign Can’t Even Tell The Truth About Water

The media have simply got to stop reporting everything the Clinton campaign says as a fact, instead of ‘Clinton claims’ or similar.

Watch Hillary Clinton Faint On 9/11

Hillary Clinton took ill at a ceremony honoring Americans killed on 9/11. Her campaign said she was overheated. Footage has emerged.

The Media’s Russia Policy In 8 Words: If A Republican’s For It, We Hate It

The New York Times is alarmed by Trump’s friendliness with Russia. It’s weird, considering their freakout when Mitt Romney called Russia a geopolitical foe.

Intel Sources Should Shut Up About Trump’s Briefing

In an attempt to suggest Donald Trump was indiscreet and politicized its hearing, the intel community leaks like a sieve to hurt him.

Washington Post Reporter Gets Defensive About Health Reporting Flip Flops

Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza says it’s ‘absurd’ to write about Hillary Clinton’s health, but he covers GOP politicians’ health. He says that’s different.

4 Issues The Media Shouldn’t Ignore Even If Trump Brought Them Up

Aversion to everything Donald Trump says is keeping journalists from doing a better job covering important issues such as immigration and American foreign policy.

18 Reasons Dolly Parton Should Be Our Next President

Dolly Parton’s new album just hit No. 1. Her diplomacy, success, and patriotism make her the president we need during this time of national chaos.

VMAs Illustrate Anthony Weiner’s Sexual Sins Aren’t That Unique

Between the Video Music Awards and Weiner’s latest sexting scandal, we have some confusing messages about sexual ethics.

Why We Stopped Loving Amy Schumer

Has any celebrity gone from ‘Hey, she’s fun!’ to ‘Ughhhhhhhh’ more quickly than Amy Schumer?

Who Wore It Better: Hillary Clinton Or This Sofa?

Hillary Clinton’s fashion has been better than ever this year. But everything about this ensemble she wore to a Massachusetts fundraiser is horrendous.

Politico’s Attack On GOP Candidate Shows What’s Wrong With Media

Politico reporter Marc Caputo is very proud of the way he goaded Dan Bongino into yelling at him. The real surprise is that Bongino waited so long.

Ryan Lochte’s Trouble Shows Why You Should Never Lie To Your Mother

Lochte’s story about getting robbed by Brazilian cops is being challenged. Here’s the meaning we should, and shouldn’t, take from his Olympic drama.

Please Help: We Can’t Tell If This Hilarious ‘Sausage Party’ Apology Is Satire Or Not

An editor apologizes for failing to assign a movie review to a lesbian taco or something. This can’t be real, can it?

Trump’s Attacks On Clinton’s ‘Stamina’ Are Obvious, Not Dog Whistles

The media should look at the substance of Donald Trump’s speech on fighting terrorism rather than hear coded messages in his straightforward critique of Hillary Clinton.

6 Problems With Media’s Hysterical Reaction To Trump’s ISIS Comments

When Donald Trump said Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton founded ISIS, the media became hyperliteral and pretended to be confused about his points.