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 New York Times Is Confused About Protestant Denominations

The New York Times thinks the progressive United Church of Christ is “one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States.” Not by a long shot.

BuzzFeed’s Journalistic Struggles On Same-Sex Marriage, In GIFs

BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith at first celebrated same-sex marriage by denying multiple sides exist on the issue. He’s beginning to see why that’s wrong.

Dissenting Obergefell Justices Sound Alarm On Religious Freedom

Lost in celebrations of the Supreme Court decision redefining marriage were the grave warnings issued by each of the 4 dissenters on religious liberty.

Confederate Flags Should Go. Accurate History Should Stay.

Apple removed historical video games that depict Confederate flags. Gettysburg removed Confederate flags. Denying historical reality serves no one.

Obama Learned The Truth From Lenny Bruce About The N-Word

Many people reacted negatively to President Obama’s recent use of the “n-word” in an interview. But Lenny Bruce would have been proud.

Congratulations! You Oppose The Confederate Flag. Now What?

The social media mobs fight against the Confederate flag show us we are slowly forgetting how to oppose something without seeking its utter destruction.

We Don’t Deserve Alexander Hamilton On Our Currency

Alexander Hamilton will be removed from the $10 bill, despite his importance. Well, we no longer deserve him. Here’s who should replace him and others.

Dana Milbank Is So Dishonest, Interviewees Have To Post Their Email Correspondence To Correct Record

Dana Milbank’s reputation as a serial exaggerator is well-established. Now it’s so bad that sources are posting their emails with him to correct the record.

3 Ways Cancer Scientist Tim Hunt’s Social Media Mob Went Too Far

The social media mobs have brought down cancer scientist Tim Hunt for stupid comments he made. Here’s how to prevent such insanity in the future.

NAACP Activist Rachel Dolezal Not Black, Parents Say

But if Spokane NAACP activist Rachel Donezal identifies as black, who are we to say she’s not? Or does that only work for some biological limitations?

Liberal Claim That Jurassic World Is Sexist Is Hilarious

Because Jurassic World’s main character is a woman who cares for her nephews when they’re faced with death, feminists claim it’s sexist. That’s stupid.

Bob Costas Is Right. ESPN’s Courage Award To Caitlyn Jenner Is Absurd

Bob Costas makes the obvious point that ESPN’s award to Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner is crass exploitation. Progressives freak out.

The 4 Stupidest Things About The New York Times Hit On Marco Rubio

The New York Times tried to make Marco Rubio look bad by using Democratic opposition research. They ended up embarrassing themselves.

Rand Paul’s Got Women In Far Too Few Area Codes

Is it cuz they don’t like Rand Paul’s gangsta walk? Do they not like his gangsta talk? Whatever it is, GOP men love him but women are more tepid. Why?

Clinton On Foundation Donors: ‘Not Like I’m President & They Can Get Something Out Of It’

Bill Clinton admitted in 2006 that donor funds would be completely suspect if the foundations’ namesakes were in positions of high power. Uh-oh.

The 4 Worst Things About Dennis Hastert’s Indictment

That something $3.5-million-worth of bad happened in Hastert’s past isn’t the only disturbing thing about Dennis Hastert’s indictment.

Latest New Yorker Cover Erases Women, Minorities From GOP Field

The New Yorker magazine this week tries to airbrush away the diversity of the GOP field. Next time they should try to be a tad more subtle about it.

4 Sketchy Things In Hillary Clinton’s Emails

We’re only seeing the Hillary Clinton emails she wants us to see. What’s missing is at least as interesting as what’s in them.

Jidenna’s ‘Long Live The Chief’ As Call To Self-Government

Hip-hop artist Jidenna’s new song reminds us of the importance of having self-control and the ability to defer gratification — and having them in style.

Here’s Another Solution To The GOP Presidential Debate Problem

The media and GOP establishment are fretting over all the candidates seeking to participate in the GOP presidential debates. Here’s how to get them all in.