David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi
David Harsanyi, Senior Editor
David Harsanyi is a senior editor at The Federalist. Harsanyi is a nationally syndicated columnist and author of three books. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Weekly Standard, National Review, Reason, New York Post, and numerous other publications. David has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News and dozens of radio talk shows across the country. Reach him at [email protected]
Democrats Are Using Ilhan Omar As An Excuse To Chill Speech

Whether Ilhan Omar has increased threats against her or not, she is a public figure with strong opinions and deserves no special dispensation from debate.

Is Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange A Foreign Spy Or A News Publisher? Probably Both.

While I’m sympathetic to the principled arguments being employed by Assange defenders, I’m not sure they’re as applicable in this case.

Eric Swalwell Claims Kids Live In A Bullet-Riddled Dystopia. The Opposite Is True

Presidential candidate Eric Swalwell wants to convince you that teens live in a bullet-riddled, dystopian world. They don’t. Stop traumatizing them.

Why Are Democrats Kissing The Ring Of Al Sharpton?

Many of the same Democrat hopefuls who boycotted AIPAC could be found yucking it up with infamous race-baiter Al Sharpton this week.

Giving Teens The Right To Vote Is Another Cynical Ploy By Democrats

Why do Democrats want to give 16-year-olds the right to vote? They see a new constituency to manipulate with emotional appeals, fantastical promises, and scaremongering.

Sorry You’re Offended, But ‘Palestine’ Does Not Exist

New York City politicians punish a councilman for stating a historical fact about the non-existence of a Palestine nation.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Plan For The Internet Would Be A Disaster For Free Expression

Mark Zuckerberg claims that “we,” as society, now have a responsibility to help him keep people “safe” from hate speech. We have no such obligation.

Biden’s Attack On ‘White Man’s Culture’ Is A Mix Of Historical Illiteracy And Dishonesty

To say the U.S. can do better is one thing. To say American culture is a unique purveyor of racism and misogyny, as Biden does, is historical illiteracy.

The Media Have Done Irreparable Damage To The Country

For the past two years, the media engaged in a mass act of self-deception and partisan groupthink. Nothing like it has ever happened in American history.  

Millennials Are The Most Prosperous Generation That’s Ever Lived

If the world continues on its present trajectory, millennials will have collectively lived the most prosperous lives in the history of the world.

Democrats Want To Kill The Electoral College Because They Fear The Constitution

It’s not just about the Electoral College. It’s about the Democrats’ inclination to object to core ideals of the Constitution.

The Gun Control Campaign Against The AR-15 Is Full Of Lies

Political efforts to ban the AR-15 are part of an incremental movement by gun controllers to ban all semi-automatic guns.

To Understand The American Left’s Anti-Semitism, Look To Europe

Like officials in Germany and Norway, these days the Democratic Party can excuse a little Jew hatred if it’s framed right.

5 Reasons Elizabeth Warren’s Plan To Break Up Big Tech Is Bad For America

Rather than adopting Elizabeth Warren’s plan to break up Big Tech, we should leave markets to compete and break up Big Government.

The Democratic Party Has Normalized Anti-Semitism

Yes, Rep. Ilhan Omar is a problem. But the fact that the Democratic Party refuses to condemn her anti-Semitic rhetoric is a disaster.

The Democrats’ Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism Is A Joke

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s anti-Semitism resolution, teeming with useless platitudes, is one that even Ilhan Omar could probably support.

How The Obama Presidency Normalized Abortion Extremism

The Obama administration did everything it could to transform abortion, a procedure that ends a life, into something to celebrate.

Mainstream Media Blacks Out The Democrats’ Infanticide Vote

There’s no good way to spin the Democrats’ vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. So many in the MSM simply ignored it.

Senate Vote Against Born-Alive Infants Proves Democrats Aren’t ‘Pro-Choice.’ They’re Pro-Infanticide

Senate Democrats struggled to find an effective way to lie about opposing a bill that prohibits the practice of euthanasia.

Trump Calls The Democratic Party Socialist. He’s Right

In spirit, in aim, and in execution, the Democratic Party’s arguments have far more in common with Karl Marx than with Adam Smith.