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
The Last-Second Attempt To Bork Neil Gorsuch Was A Complete Dud

Liberal activists’ searches for dirt on Neil Gorsuch have come up empty. Now, they want to smear him for discussing ethics in an ethics class.

5 Problems With The Hawaii Judge Halting Trump’s Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii relied on his feelings and flawed interpretation of Trump’s campaign rhetoric to block his latest travel ban.

7 Best Things About That BBC Interview With The Interrupting Kids

The topic of the interview — the impeachment of Korean President Park Geun-hye — was interesting. But Robert Kelly’s children stole the show.

‘Day Without Women’ Was A Bit Of A Bust. Here Were Its Worst Misfires

Striking from smiling, hurting the poor, and suppressing male authors were some of the genius ideas of ‘Day Without Women’ activists.

The Hysteria Over Russia Is Causing Serious Foreign Policy Problems

National security experts say the domestic political situation is leading to a rapid deterioration of the already fragile relationship with Russia.

3 Attacks On Donald Trump That Also Make The Media Look Bad

In the ongoing war between Donald Trump and the media, some of the media’s attacks boomeranged right back onto themselves.

4 Recent Examples Show Why No One Trusts Media ‘Fact Checks’

The media can’t get enough of ‘fact checks.’ But why do they do such a horrible job with them? Here are a few particularly bad examples.

Washington Post Forgets All About Obama’s Deportation Practices

The Washington Post claimed that the deportation raids last week were a departure from Obama’s practices, but they weren’t.

If You Want To Fight Trump, You Can’t Be Worse Than Trump

The unhinged rhetoric, violent anti-speech street protests, and hysteria currently on display don’t make Trump look like he’s a unique threat.

Telling People They Can’t Say ‘This Is Why Trump Won’ Is Why Trump Won

Rather than tell people what they can discuss politically, we should be listening and learning from our political opponents.

Trump’s Aide Is Right: Media Do Need To Shut Up And Listen

The media are upset at a Trump aide’s criticism. But he’s absolutely right that they need to talk less and listen more if they want to report better.

4 Recent Examples Show Why No One Trusts Media Coverage Of Trump

The media would like to imagine themselves heroes in their war with Trump. If they don’t improve quickly, they’ll fail in their task.

Top-Level Intel Officers’ War Against Donald Trump Is Bad For The Country

Top political appointees at intelligence agencies are engaged in a dangerous and discrediting full-scale war against Donald Trump.

5 Reasons Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes Speech Was A Dud

Meryl Streep says Hollywood elites are the real victims and MMA is for losers, and fails to empathize with Trump voters.

10 Things The Right Can Teach The Left About Accepting The Reality Of Trump

Conservatives had more time to prepare for a Trump presidency. Here are some tips for coming to terms with the Trump era.

5 Major Problems With Facebook’s Attempt To Limit ‘Fake News’

If past is prologue, the ‘fact’ ‘checkers’ chosen to review information people post to Facebook will deride as fake information that is actually not fake in any way.

5 Ways The Media Can Regain The Public Trust

The media have lost the trust of many Americans thanks to their partisan and shrill political coverage. Here are a few ways to start gaining trust back.

Mocking Trump Voters For Believing Voter Fraud Exists Is Why Trump Won

Journalists praised a condescending voter fraud discussion between a CNN host and Trump voters. It wasn’t a good example of debunking ‘fake news.’

Flag-Burning Is A Terrible Idea. But So Is Banning The Practice

Donald Trump tweeted that flag burning should lead to harsh consequences. He’s wrong, but so are those on the left who denigrate America and her symbols.

Trump Should Consider Leo Mackay For Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs is a huge department with serious problems. Tulsi Gabbard and Mitt Romney have been floated as picks. Leo Mackay should be considered.