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
Dumb Media Play Right Into Trump’s Hands On Russian Hacking

Donald Trump gave a wild press conference, saying outlandish things to highlight Hillary Clinton’s inability to protect national security. It worked.

4 Ways Donald Trump Is Living Rent-Free In The DNC’s Head

Everything the Democratic National Convention is doing this week seems to be a knee-jerk response to Donald Trump. They shouldn’t let him see them sweat.

Tim Kaine’s Church Just Proved Donald Trump’s Point About Religious Freedom

Donald Trump said on Thursday that churches should be allowed to endorse candidates. Tim Kaine’s church just showed why that’s important.

Calm Down About Trump’s ‘Scary’ Speech. It Was Totally Normal

Saying the United States is in dire straits and that one politician is uniquely qualified to fix it isn’t dark or scary. It’s typical political posturing.

The GOP’s Loyalty Pledge Deserved To Be Blown Up At A Trump Convention

Loyalty pledges are a sign of weakness and a horrible way to achieve a party’s agenda.

Why RNC Calls To ‘Lock Her Up’ Are Entirely Reasonable

Academic, media, and political elites should spend less time mocking Republican delegates for seeing lack of fairness as a scandal.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Speechwriter Quotes Self, Media Flips Out

Once again a Donald Trump family member had the hit speech of the night. Once again, its originality was in question. This time, it wasn’t a big deal.

Melania Trump’s GOP Convention Speech Similar To Michelle Obama’s From 2008

Donald Trump’s wife Melania gave the best speech of the evening at the Republican National Committee’s first night. But one passage raised eyebrows.

3 Massive Problems With Hillary Clinton’s New Anti-Trump Ad

A new ad features children watching Donald Trump speeches. This tired approach fails to understand Trump’s — and Clinton’s — relationship to the public.

Media Give Obama Pass On ‘Gospel Of John’ Error

President Obama misstated which book of the Bible a passage of scripture came from. The media, which pounced on Trump’s ‘Two Corinthians,’ didn’t notice.

3 Reasons Outrage Over A Pilot Complimenting Flight Attendants Is Silly

A United pilot lightly complimenting his flight crew’s appearance is not worth getting upset about. In fact, appreciating beauty is a good thing.

When Is Donald Trump Really Going To Go After Hillary Clinton?

Donald Trump said he’d go after Clinton like nobody else could or would. But his attacks have been low-energy and ineffective. When will that change?

4 Reasons Trump Needs To Pick Newt Gingrich For VP

Donald Trump’s veepstakes are heating up. He needs a reassuring running mate whom he respects. He needs Newt Gingrich.

15 Ways To Celebrate Independence Day With The Kids

Read the Declaration, make flag-themed desserts, and do a dozen other things to celebrate the greatest-country-on-Earth’s Independence Day.

Media Completely Confused By Donald Trump’s Use Of Jury Metaphor

A Trump fundraising pitch used a metaphor to describe election day, but the media took him literally.

5 Big Takeaways From The House Benghazi Report

The Obama administration misled the public and obstructed investigations into the Benghazi terror attack, according to a new congressional report.

Abortion Humor Isn’t Funny, But It Sure Is Revealing

The Daily Show tweeted out an encouragement to male viewers to knock up women and make them get abortions. The joke bombed, but at least it was honest.

Washington Post’s Kermit Gosnell Denialism Is Out Of Control

The paper that dismissed serial murdering abortionist Kermit Gosnell as a “local crime” story now says his killing spree is just a myth.

Journalist Who Called For Murder Of GOP Suddenly Concerned About Rhetoric

A Detroit Free Press editor who called for the murder of GOP lawmakers is now concerned about the ‘insulting language’ people have used to describe Detroit’s failed public schools.

3 Huge Reasons You Can’t Compare Democrat Gun Sit-In With The Civil Rights Movement

Democrats said their anti-gun rights protest was in a civil rights tradition. They’re not even close to having that moral high ground. Here’s why.