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
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.

Washington Post ‘Reporter’: If You Ask Questions About Anti-Trump Riots, You’re A Crazy Conspiracy Theorist

The media are not producing good stories about the organization behind anti-Trump protests because they think “organization” is a conspiracy theory.

Jim Webb For Secretary Of Defense

The nomination of Jim Webb for Department of Defense would, unlike Rudy Guiliani or John Bolton, be aligned with the best of Trump’s foreign policy views.

SNL Held A Funeral For Hillary Clinton. It Wasn’t Supposed To Be Funny

Wouldn’t it be great if our elite artists understood we were a large nation, but weak, and need to light a match so we can locate one another?

How Jon Stewart And ‘The Daily Show’ Elected Donald Trump

Jon Stewart attacked a show featuring political debate and strengthened the world where cultural elites mock those with whom they disagree. Take a bow.

I Had Trouble Voting Today And I’m Sure I’m Not Alone

Everything seemed to go well at my polling place today. No line. Easy ballot. A reward sticker. But then something happened that left me in doubt as to whether my vote counts.

This New York Times Reporter Is Pretty Turned On By Hillary Clinton

Political media tend to be attracted to Democratic candidates but Michael Barbaro’s love for Hillary Clinton is borderline NSFW.

Rolling Stone Can Take Their Defamation Statement And Shove It

A jury returns a verdict that Rolling Stone defamed a University of Virginia administrator with malice. Its tepid and self-serving response is infuriating.

3 Ways The Clinton Campaign Became The Trump Campaign

The Donald Trump campaign has featured conspiracy theories, insults, and claims that voting systems are rigged. That is exactly like Clinton’s.

Clinton’s Attacks On Trump’s Russia Ties Failed. Now What?

Yesterday’s anti-Trump opposition research dump was an embarrassment to opposition researchers and journalists. Let’s aim higher.

CNN Let Donna Brazile Go, But Questions Linger

CNN let go Democratic National Committeewoman Donna Brazile after she helped Clinton prep for a debate. CNN needs to explain how it happened.

4 Worst Ways Hillary Clinton Fans Responded To Her New FBI Troubles

When the news broke that Hillary Clinton’s troubles were not over, her friends and defenders did not take the news very well.

Newt Gingrich Is Right: Journalists Are Obsessed With Sex

Last night Newt Gingrich argued that political media are obsessed with talking about sex allegations at the expense of policy discussions. He’s not wrong.

The 4 Big Takeaways From The Final 2016 Presidential Debate

Moderator Chris Wallace was the big winner. Trump did well, Clinton did fine, and the media continued embarrassing themselves.

Why Doesn’t BuzzFeed Find Women Hot?

From mushroom farmers to famous celebrities, BuzzFeed has no problem finding hot men for clicks. Why doesn’t the major media site find women hot, too?

If Mitt Romney’s A ‘Choker,’ What’s Donald Trump?

By losing to an incumbent president, Donald Trump has said, Mitt Romney ‘just choked, choked like a dog,’ and ‘let us all down.’ How is Trump doing by comparison?

The Lockstep Partnership Between Clintons And The Media Is Bad For America

There are three possible explanations for the timing of this week’s oppo dump. None look particularly good for the media.

4 Quick Takeaways From Last Night’s Vice Presidential Debate

Mike Pence dominated, Tim Kaine interrupted, and a moderator asked better questions. What does it mean?

Alicia Machado Is 2016’s Sandra Fluke, A Democratic Public Relations Scam

Democrats and the media work together seamlessly to push the idea that innocent, random young women are victimized by mean old Republican men.

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.