David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus
David Marcus is the Federalist's New York Correspondent. He is also the Artistic Director of Blue Box World, a Brooklyn based theater project. His plays have been seen on the stages of Galapagos Arts Space, D Lounge, and Theater Double Rep. A former member of the Bat Acting Company at the Flea Theater he has also performed at the Kennedy Center and Theater for the New City among many others. His work has appeared in National Review Online, The New York Times, City Journal, PJ Media, Liberty Island and the New York Theater Review. Follow him on Twitter, @BlueBoxDave.
How Should We Punish Racism?

The cases of a congressman and a weatherman show that, for understanding and dealing with racism, our society has no functioning set of rules.

Why Trump Will Win The Shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats have left left themselves no fallback position. And that’s why they will lose.

Kamala Harris Says She’s Open To Ocasio-Cortez’s Socialist Agenda

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren have expressed sympathy with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s agenda. Is Joe Biden going to have to do some mansplaining?

No, Senate Apportionment Is Not White Supremacy

An Atlantic article arguing that giving each state two senators is racist badly misreads how and why Americans make voting choices.

Romney On Attacks From Niece: ‘It’s Politics…No Hard Feelings’

After a rebuke from his niece, Mitt takes the high ground. But what is his future with Trump?

What Bre Payton Meant To Me

Bre Payton’s life is an inspiration, a bright light that tells us we should go after what we want, and work hard for it. For that, I am very grateful.

Original Storytelling Is Losing Its Cultural Power, And That’s Bad For America

On the big and small screens, new storytelling is losing its ability to saturate our culture and promote shared values.

Why The Marlboro Man Just Bought A Big Chunk Of Juul

Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, just bought a large stake in the e-cigarette company Juul. It’s good news for fans of vaping.

What Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Challenge To Hakeem Jeffries Could Mean For 2020

If Ocasio-Cortez tries to take down the second-most-powerful black man in the House of Representatives, it will split the party in two.

Do Democrats Have A White Man Problem?

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand thinks it is a problem that three white men are leading in the Democratic presidential polls. Is it? And if so, why?

I Like Smoking, And All The Regulations In The World Won’t Make Me Stop

Smokers are the worst pariahs in American society. But we aren’t going anywhere and we want better options.

Everyday Feminism Seminar Offers To Heal ‘Internalized Whiteness’

Across the country this spring, three-day training sessions will be taking place to help heal the condition of whiteness.

Why Democrats Would Be Insane To Impeach Donald Trump

After his impeachment for lying about an affair, Bill Clinton’s approval rating hit 73 percent. This should be a warning to Democrats.

Why George H. W. Bush Is America’s Greatest One-Term President

George H. W. Bush midwifed the post-Cold War era with a kind and gentle soul. We are still reaping the benefits of that today.

Service Was George H. W. Bush’s Privilege

President George H. W. Bush had his own version of privilege theory. His greatest privilege was to serve.

Why China Is The Enemy America Needs

Since the Cold War, Americans have struggled to morally compare themselves to another superpower. That has to change.

CNN Commentator Calls For The Destruction Of Israel. Will Liberals Rebuke Him?

Marc Lamont Hill used terrorist language to call for the destruction of Israel. Now he denies it. The truth is evident. Will the left accept it?

NFL Player To Promote US Israeli Relations With His Cleats

Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Michael Pierce is honoring Israel through the NFL’s ‘My Cause, My Cleats’ program. And it couldn’t be more timely.

Today Hundreds Of Migrants Stormed The Border. What Do We Do When It’s Thousands?

Leftists and mainstream media called Trump’s fears about Central American migrants racist. But now they are literally storming the border.

Americans Disagree About What Racism Is, And It’s A Big Problem

Until Americans agree what actions or words are and are not racist, there is little hope of mending wounds that are getting much worse.