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
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.

Planned Parenthood Sues To Block Info About Baby Part Sales

Planned Parenthood sued the University of Washington and David Daleiden to prevent release of public documents about taxpayer-funded baby parts harvesting.

Media Quiet About Dismissed Charges Against Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers

When pro-life journalists who revealed Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting were charged, media loved it. When charges were dropped, the media went quiet.

‘Bojack Horseman’ Shows Why Art About Abortion Is Failing

The top-rated Netflix hit ‘Bojack Horseman’ tried to make art about abortion. Here are three reasons why it failed, and why that should encourage pro-lifers.

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.