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 Go Full Authoritarian To Stop Brett Kavanaugh

Whatever happens to the Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats have normalized another illiberal position in their pretend crusade to save America from Donald Trump.

There’s No Reason To Delay The Kavanaugh Vote Any Further

If Christine Ford doesn’t show up on Monday in front of the Senate judiciary committee, there is no reason to delay the vote.

Democrats Have Made Sure That Brett Kavanaugh Will Never Get A Fair Hearing

If the GOP surrenders to the Democrat’s ploy against Brett Kavanaugh, they will be creating a precedent that says even unsubstantiated accusations should be disqualifying. 

‘The System’s Not Working’ Is Liberal Speak For ‘We’re Not Getting What We Want’

Liberals are increasingly comfortable arguing against the ‘undemocratic’ Constitution, seeing the system as the opposition.

Thanks, Obama!

Barack Obama’s haughty finger-wagging and revisionism reminds us that the Trump presidency is, in big part, a manifestation of his legacy.

The New York Times Anonymous Op-ed Pushes Electoral Sabotage

The problem with the much-discussed op-ed isn’t that the author is anonymous, it’s that author celebrates nullifying a presidential election.

Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Showcases The Paranoia Of The Resistance

The Supreme Court confirmation hearings show conspiracy theorists aren’t confined to any political party, they’re just treated differently by the press.

J.D. Martinez’s Second Amendment Stance Isn’t ‘Controversial,’ It’s Patriotic

Although a bit crudely, perhaps, the MLB superstar J.D. Martinez was merely embracing the Founding Fathers’ position on an armed citizenry.

If You Want To Know Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Media, Watch CNN

Donald Trump’s ‘fake news’ hyperbole has currency with Americans because the media often live up to their worst expectations. Just look at CNN.

The ‘Echo Chamber’ Isn’t A Conspiracy Theory, It’s A Fact

The New Yorker’s new blockbuster piece exposing the ‘echo chamber’ conspiracy memo only helps prove the document’s contention.

There Is Nothing ‘Illegitimate’ About The Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

The idea that suspicion of criminality invalidates a president’s actions is a new one, designed by Democrats only for Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh.

Social Media Giants Shouldn’t Be Arbiters Of Appropriate Speech

Once sites like Twitter begin policing speech, they transform themselves into adjudicators of what ideas are tolerable. That’s a precarious position.

Hey BuzzFeed, Che Guevara Was A Bloodthirsty Terrorist

American liberals have a longstanding practice of whitewashing socialist history, like the facts of Che Guevara’s life. That trend does not seem to be abating.

Guess What, Brian Schatz? There’s Plenty Of Crazy To Go Around

The idea, as Brian Schatz claims, that one side has all the crazies is absurd. In many ways, our political insanity is symbiotic.

Let’s Debunk The Misleading Panic Over 3-D Guns

This isn’t about ‘3-D guns’ or ‘downloadable firearms.’ These things don’t exist. This is about data, information, code, and free expression.

Meghan McCain Is Right. Socialism Leads To Misery And Destitution

Meghan McCain was absolutely right. Socialism has been one, if not the, leading man-made cause of death and misery in human existence.

Let’s Take A Moment To Remember The Corrupt Hackery Of Lanny Davis

Michael Cohen’s new lawyer, Lanny Davis, can be properly described as a personification of the cliché, ‘everything that’s wrong with Washington.’

No, Mr. President, Tariffs Are Not ‘The Greatest’

Donald Trump is now ‘picking winners and losers’ by bailing out industries that are suffering the consequences of policies that he claims have no losers.

The ACLU Has Basically Quit Defending The Constitution

The ACLU, which just attacked the Second Amendment, has been inventing justifications to ignore the Constitution for awhile now.

Democrats Need To Get A Grip On Reality

President Donald Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki was unhinged. And so is the Democratic Party’s reaction to it.