Sean Davis
Sean Davis
Sean Davis, Co-Founder
Sean Davis is a co-founder of The Federalist. He previously worked as an economic policy adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, as CFO of Daily Caller, and as chief investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn. He was named by The Hill as one of the top congressional staffers under the age of 35 for his role in spearheading the enactment of the law that created Sean received a BBA in finance from Texas Tech University and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School. He can be reached via e-mail at
Can Gay Marriage Defeat The Islamic State?

A former Obama adviser published an article in Foreign Policy magazine asking if gay marriage could defeat the Islamic State. We have the answer to that question.

Supreme Court Declares Same-Sex Marriage A Constitutional Right

The Supreme Court ruled this morning in a 5-4 opinion drafted by Justice Anthony Kennedy that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.

Scalia’s King v. Burwell Dissent: ‘We Should Start Calling This Law SCOTUScare’

In a scathing dissent in the King v. Burwell case, Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that Obamacare should just be referred to as “SCOTUScare.”

Sorry, Josh Earnest, But The Second Amendment Isn’t About Hunting

White House press secretary Josh Earnest used the Charleston shooting to justify gun control, saying, “You don’t need an assault rifle to go hunting.”

Trump Still Hasn’t Filed As A Candidate With The FEC

Donald Trump announced to the world this week that he planned to run for the White House. He has not, however, informed the Federal Election Commission.

No, A Lack Of Gun Control Didn’t Cause The Charleston Shooting

A lack of gun control didn’t cause the Charleston shooting; an evil madman did.

Donald Trump’s Fake 2016 Campaign Is A Cry For Help

Donald Trump doesn’t want to run a presidential campaign. He wants attention.

No, The Difference Between Dolezal And Jenner Is Not ‘Fraud’

The only difference between Rachel Dolezal and Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner is the extent to which society is willing to entertain their delusions.

If Rachel Dolezal Isn’t Black, How Is Caitlyn Jenner A Woman?

NAACP president Rachel Dolezal was outed as white earlier this week by her parents. But if she can’t declare herself black, how is Caitlyn Jenner a woman?

Vox: You Know What? The Phrase ‘You Guys’ Is Totally Sexist

Oh, brother. Not even a fireman could handle this hot a take. It’s enough to make you want to boycott mankind. But seriously, you guys, this is insane.

Obama’s Gun Speech Gag Order Is Retaliation Against Group That Sued The Gov’t Last Month

A new Obama administration regulation on the public dissemination of gun data is a direct assault on a non-profit that sued the administration last month.

Media Matters Exec, Editor For ‘The Nation’ Have No Clue Who Marcus Luttrell Is

An editor for The Nation and an executive with Media Matters have absolutely no clue who Marcus Luttrell is.

Study: Silicon Valley Is No Longer America’s Startup Capital

Move over, Silicon Valley. America has a new startup capital, according to a non-profit organization that studies startup trends throughout the U.S.

Watch What Happens When a Non-Clinton Foundation Donor Asks Hillary For A Favor

A non-Clinton Foundation donor asked Hillary Clinton for a favor at a campaign event, and Hillary was having none of it.

Vince Vaughn: ‘Banning Guns Is Like Banning Forks To Stop Making People Fat’

In an interview with GQ, actor Vince Vaughn offered his full support of the 2nd Amendment, saying there’s a reason mass killings happen in gun-free zones.

7 Life Lessons You Can Learn From DIY Projects

In addition to the obvious, concrete benefits of a successfully completed DIY project, there are a number of valuable life lessons embedded in the work.

Want To Make Hillary Answer Questions? Start Ignoring Her Campaign

There’s an easy way for reporters to incentivize Hillary to start answering basic questions: just ignore her entirely.

QUIZ: Which Corporate CEOs Made More Money Than The Clintons Last Year?

Since January 2014, the Clintons have made at least $25 million from giving speeches. Try to guess which corporate CEOs made more money than they did.

SCOOP: Ted Cruz Says Stephanopoulos Shouldn’t Moderate Any 2016 Debates

“Of course not,” Sen. Ted Cruz said said today when asked if George Stephanopoulos should be allowed to host any 2016 debates.

The RNC Should Ban George Stephanopoulos From Participating In 2016 Debates

ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos secretly funneled $50,000 to the Clinton Foundation while covering it and the likely campaign of Hillary Clinton.