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
The South Is On Fire And National Media Couldn’t Care Less

Ravaged by months of drought, huge swaths of the southeast United States are on fire, but you wouldn’t know it judging by national media coverage.

Nearly Half Of Democrats Think The 2016 Election Was ‘Rigged’

According to a new poll, Democrats no longer think it’s nuts to claim the election was rigged. Forty-three percent told YouGov the 2016 election was rigged.

Why Hasn’t Hillary Clinton Denounced The Violent Anti-Trump Riots?

Media badgered Donald Trump for days to denounce the violent rioters. Why haven’t they demanded the same of Hillary Clinton?

Donald Trump Just Made These 10 Things Cool Again

Dissent, executive restraint, gridlock, you name it. Now that Donald Trump will be president, stuff that used to be treason is suddenly cool again.

Wikileaks: Podesta Told Hillary’s Chief Of Staff To ‘Dump All Those Emails’ After New York Times Report

After the New York Times revealed details of Hillary Clinton’s secret e-mail setup, John Podesta e-mailed, “We are going to have to dump all those e-mails.”

Here’s The Real Reason Obama Won’t Throw FBI Director James Comey Under The Bus

White House press secretary Josh Earnest refused to criticize FBI Director James Comey on Monday, but not for the reason you think.

American Support For An Assault Weapons Ban Just Hit A Record Low

A new poll from Gallup shows that support for the so-called assault weapons ban just hit a record low of 36 percent. Sixty-one percent of adults oppose it.

No, Hillary Clinton, The Supreme Court’s Heller Decision Wasn’t About Toddlers

The Supreme Court’s Heller decision was about whether a 66-year-old D.C. police officer had the right to keep a firearm at home for self-defense. It wasn’t about toddlers. Sorry, Hillary.

NBC/WSJ Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Losing Significant Ground Post-Debate

New poll data from NBC/WSJ shows that Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump in a two-way race significantly shrank after the second presidential debate on Sunday.

Washington Post Advice Columnist: ‘Men Can Bear Children’

The Washington Post’s response to a reader who wanted to be more supportive of friends who can’t get pregnant? “Men can bear children.”

Does CNN Not Understand How Gun Laws Work?

In its latest explainer about the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, CNN displays complete ignorance of how gun laws actually work.

Donald Trump Was Right: Crime Increased Significantly In 2015

Newly released FBI crime data show that Donald Trump was correct when he said last June that “crime is rising.” Overall violent crime in the U.S. increased by 4 percent in 2015.

Watch The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Accidentally Destroy The Case For Gun Control

Daily Show host Trevor Noah accidentally destroyed the case for gun control, mocking those who think terrorists will be deterred by signs forbidding terrorism.

Journalists Should Be A Lot More Skeptical Of That New Gun Study

Every gun study that purports to determine who owns guns and how many they own should be taken with a gigantic grain of salt. Here’s why.

Obama Spokesman: America Is In A ‘Narrative Fight’ With ISIS

Over the weekend, authorities discovered multiple exploding narratives in New York and New Jersey. Another narrative stabbed nine people at a mall in Minnesota.

Clinton Foundation Spent Less Than 6 Percent On Charitable Grants In 2014

The Clinton Foundation spent barely 6 percent of its budget on charitable grants in 2014, even as its revenues increased 20 percent compared to 2013.

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Needs To Hire Better Liars

If Hillary’s Clinton’s campaign is going to lie about everything, could it at least come up with lies that are halfway believable?

New York Times Tries To Factcheck Gary Johnson On Aleppo, Repeatedly Steps On A Rake Instead

Gary Johnson flubbed a question about Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. The New York Times flubbed its correction of Johnson. Twice.

Donald Trump Just Got Hillary Clinton To Admit Her E-mails Are A ‘National Security Issue’

Donald Trump just forced Hillary Clinton to finally admit that her deleted e-mails are a “national security issue.”

‘Vote Your Conscience’ Was A Rorschach Test, And Donald Trump’s Campaign Failed

The Trump campaign could’ve used Ted Cruz’s “vote your conscience” to its advantage and limited the speech’s damage. Instead, Team Trump made it worse.