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 four 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]
Questions The Media Should Ask Democratic Presidential Party Hopefuls (But Won’t)

The media’s questioning of Democratic Party presidential hopefuls is often obsequious and misleading. Here are some questions they should be asking.

After The Fall

The West won this fight against socialist utopianism without shedding blood in Europe. Why would we bring those ideas to America?

Run, Hillary, Run!

Hillary Clinton has a more convincing, principled, and historic claim to the presidency than any other candidate in the Democratic Party.

African-Americans Have a Long History Of Championing Gun Rights

Martin Luther King Jr.’s inability to practice his Second Amendment rights was just another episode in a long history of attacks on African Americans. 

Kamala Harris Sounds A Lot Like An Authoritarian

Democrats like presidential hopeful Kamala Harris have tried to recast their soft authoritarianism as a patriotic endeavor. Don’t let them get away with it.

Biblical Literacy Is Important. Which Is Why We Shouldn’t Let Public Schools Teach It

Critics claim that teaching biblical literacy in public school is a violation of the separation of church and state. Not even close.

25 Questions For Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

You can’t be morally right and factually wrong at the same time. That’s a big problem for collectivists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Joe Biden’s Career Is A Testament To The Hard Left Turn Of The Democratic Party

If Joe Biden’s experience is his most important qualification, why does the former vice president spend so much time apologizing for his past?

A Reminder From Tamika Mallory: When You March In The Women’s March You March Behind Anti-Semites

If you have a problem with “Satanic Jews,” then associating with Women’s March leadership makes a sense. If not, maybe there’s another protest for you.

The Democratic Party’s Holy War On Christian Orthodoxy

Some Democrats are trying to create the impression that traditional Catholic beliefs are at odds with the Constitution. It is a classic case of projection.

Disagreeing With Conventional D.C. Wisdom Isn’t A Crime

Americans have widely divergent ideas about what “American interests” looks like. Which ones is the FBI going to criminalize?

Angela Davis, Women’s March Honoree And Champion Of Terror, Prisons, And Tyranny

U.S. Communist Angela Davis was an enthusiastic supporter of the largest and most lethal prison system the world has ever known.

It’s About Time The United States Embraced My Immigration Plan

Whatever U.S. immigration policy ultimately looks like, it shouldn’t be forced on us by the actions of others.

Can Democrats Explain Why The Border Wall Is ‘Immoral?’

Democrats’ blanket opposition to any border ‘wall’ has a number of logical inconsistencies that expose a different kind of agenda.

Yes, Anti-Zionism Is The Same As Anti-Semitism

In practice, anti-Zionism is the most consequential form of anti-Semitism that exists in the world today.

First On Nancy Pelosi’s Agenda: Attacking Free Expression

Despite all their hysterics over the president’s rhetoric, Nancy Pelosi’s Democrats are fully engaged in attempting to control political speech.

Mitt Romney Wasn’t Wrong To Criticize Donald Trump, He’s Just Wrong About Why

Mitt Romney’s conflation of policy disagreements with criticism of Donald Trump’s character make his Washington Post op-ed incoherent and fatuous.

The State Of Colorado Is Still Trying To Destroy Jack Phillips

This state-sponsored harassment Jack Phillips isn’t just about his shop. It’s a warning to all those with unpopular opinions to stay in line.

Sorry, Marco Rubio, We’re Far Better Off Today Than When You Were A Kid

Politicians like Marco Rubio, who get sentimental about lunch pails and union shops, are exaggerating and exploiting the suffering of working Americans for political gain.

Here’s The Problem With PolitiFact’s ‘Lie Of The Year’

The online conspiracy theory about the Parkland kids was ugly, but it wasn’t the most significant lie of the year.