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]
Max Boot’s Turn Against Israel Is Pure Trump Derangement

It’s possible to detest Donald Trump with the fire of a thousand suns and still concede that he’s done something positive.

The Media’s Defense Of Obama Administration Spying Defies Logic

It doesn’t matter what you think about Donald Trump, revelations that one major party’s administration was spying on another deserves an investigation.

Did The Obama Administration Spy On Trump Using Flimsy Evidence? Let’s Find Out

If the Justice Department is as incorruptible as its defenders claim, why are they freaking out about an inquiry into the Donald Trump investigation?

The Media Coverage Of The Israeli-Palestinian Clash Is Built On Myths

Whether it’s a loss of moral clarity or a cudgel against Donald Trump, when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians, the press is recklessly political.

Journalists Should Stop Falling For Hamas’ Deadly PR Efforts Against Israel

Hamas wants to provoke casualties. It wants to become the victim. Sadly for the Palestinian people and the Jews, it gets plenty of help from the media.

The Obama Legacy Deserves To Be Destroyed

It’s strange that a president who transformed national discourse left America with a negligible policy legacy. But Barack Obama deserves it.

Trump Was Right To Blow Up The Iran Deal

In the end, Trump walked away from a promise made by the Obama administration, not the American people.

No Political Party Has A Monopoly On Immorality

Neither Democrats nor Republicans deserve special credit for removing politicians with credible charges of rape, abuse, or criminality leveled at them.

The FBI Shouldn’t Be Above The Law Either

Neither Democrats nor Republicans are concerned about the sanctity of the ‘collusion’ investigation. That doesn’t mean they get to ignore the Constitution.

The Short And Ugly History Of The Disastrous Iran Deal

From beginning to end, the Obama administration’s Iran deal has been a disaster for the United States and for Middle East peace.

Of Course Journalists Have A Responsibility To Call Out Lies. All Lies

It would be a far better country if the press took a perpetually adversarial approach to those in power. The problem is they don’t.

Democrats’ Universal Job Plan Would Be A Socialist Disaster

Bernie Sanders is set to announce a socialist plan that guarantees every American “who wants or needs one’ a lifetime government job.

Hey, Joe Scarborough, Must You Politicize Every Tragedy?

Being skeptical about your government does not make you, in any way, responsible for the violence perpetrated by domestic terrorists.

No, Republican Presidents Aren’t Responsible For Most Of America’s Debt

If we ignore Congress, every autopilot spending program in existence, and trillions in Obama spending, then maybe we can blame debt solely on the GOP.

Comey’s Handling Of Hillary Clinton Shows Us He’s No Hero

The former FBI director James Comey’s higher loyalty isn’t to justice or to our institutions. It’s to his own self-preservation.

NPR’s NRA-Russia Collusion Story Is A Joke

Did the National Rifle Association conspire with Vladimir Putin to help elect Donald Trump? NPR appears to think so, even if it doesn’t have any evidence.

Zuckerberg Hearings Prove Government Shouldn’t Regulate Facebook

The state shouldn’t help Facebook entrench with cronyistic regulations. Rather, it should let Facebook fix itself or go the way of MySpace.

When Will The Media Finally Get Over The 2016 Election?

A new Politico piece has a theory for why Donald Trump won in 2016 — and it’s as convincing as all the others we’ve seen.

Why Does The Left Get A Pass On Anti-Semitism?

Democrats are ignoring — and worse, rationalizing — the bigotry in their midst.

The Freakout Over Sinclair Isn’t About Bias. It’s About The Wrong Bias

Everyone has a bias. There’s nothing wrong with pointing it out. Sinclair’s real sin, though, is that it was a bit ham-fisted about the wrong kind.