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.
New York Times Struggles Over Whether Any Conservatives Are Fit To Print

This week, two New York Times writers drew outrage from progressives. Will the paper succumb to criticism, or continue its new commitment to conservative voices?

U.S. Media’s North Korea Coverage Destroys Concerns Over Normalizing Trump

When a member of the most brutal regime on earth is treated like the belle of the Olympic ball, the media needs to stop worrying about normalizing Trump.

We Must Still Keep Teaching Our Boys They Must Never Hit Girls

In an age where gender roles are in question, the prohibition against boys hitting girls is more important than ever.

The Right Can’t Ignore The Rise Of White Supremacy On Campus

A new generation of racists is taking advantage of the cultural identity wars to increase propaganda on our nation’s college campuses.

Rose McGowan Punished For Refusing To Be Harassed By Trans Activist

A trans activist screamed at a woman trying to tell the story of her sexual assault, and progressives are blaming the victim.

What Jordan Peterson Gets Wrong — And Right — About White Privilege

Jordan Peterson is the most important counter-cultural public intellectual working today. He needs to be careful, not just controversial, on the issues that divide us.

Is There A Big Pharma Fox In The Anti-Addiction Hen House?

A major anti-addiction nonprofit organization is getting big bucks from the pharmaceutical industry. Whose interests are the American Society of Addiction Medicine serving?

The 6 Most Philly Moments Of The Eagles Playoff Run

The legendary sports fans of Philadelphia are having an epic run for the ages.

What Does It Mean To Be A ‘Trump Supporter’?

The Trump supporter has been handled, not with journalism, but with anthropology. That may change soon.

Democrats Threw Children’s Health Care Under The Bus

After all their talk about its importance, it was Democrats who left a 6-year funding package for CHIP on the table, not Republicans.

Why Anthony Scaramucci Deserves A Triumphant Return To The White House

When Anthony Scaramucci’s concerns about Steve Bannon turned out to be legitimate, it’s clear that the Mooch still has juice in the Trump White House.

Do Americans Still Believe In Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream?

The passage of time has made us wonder if Martin Luther King’s dream of a healed nation was maybe just that: a fantasy.

After James Franco, Entertainment Needs New Rules For Sex Scenes

To anyone who has worked in film or theater, these offers to perform in ‘bonus scenes’ raise some very dangerous red flags.

Is Trump Turning A Corner On Immigration With Feint At DACA Deal?

President Trump, who some suggest is mentally unfit, led the most substantial and important debate on immigration we have seen in a generation.

Here’s The Perfect Cast For ‘Fire And Fury: The Movie’

A film adaptation of Michael Wolff’s gossip book about the Trump administration, ‘Fire and Fury,’ is almost sure to follow, probably in 2020, just in time to influence the election.

To Understand Trump Talk, You Must Speak Outer Borough

President Trump spent almost all of his childhood in Queens, and still sounds like it. Even his accent and facial posture give this away.

Why Did The Washington Post Tweet A Debunked Hit Piece On Jesus?

If there is some news value in questioning the existence of Jesus in the Christmas season, why not at least run a new article that addresses the harsh criticisms of the original?

What Roberto Clemente’s Death Still Says To Us 45 Years Later

The dramatic and tragic end of Roberto Clemente’s career capped a story that is uniquely American and uniquely baseball.

It’s Not Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Fault White Liberals Have Anointed Him Their Prophet

Ta-Nehisi Coates has never been a policy wonk or a political organizer. He’s not a Marxist revolutionary like Cornel West. Coates is, more than anything else, a fine writer.

No, John Conyers’ ‘Retirement’ Does Not Absolve Democrats

Does Rep. John Conyers’ retirement give the Democratic Party moral high ground in the firestorm of sexual harassment charges? The answer must decidedly be no.