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.
Whatever Happens To Kavanaugh, Feinstein Got Exactly What She Wanted

Dianne Feinstein, who rose to the Senate in the original ‘Year of the Woman,’ just pulled off a cynical political masterpiece.

Why The GOP Should Confirm Kavanaugh In Spite Of This Last-Minute Accusation

If the Democrats think Brett Kavanaugh is disqualified based on accusations of sexual assault, the hearings were the time to bring it up.

Why Those ‘I Voted’ Stickers Degrade Our Great Republic

American voters aren’t first graders. Giving them a sticker to vote is condescending and wrong.

‘The Tonight Show’ Cancellation Of Norm Macdonald’s Appearance Is Cowardice

‘The Tonight Show’ cancelled an appearance by Norm Macdonald over controversial statements about the #MeToo movement. Conservatives must have his back.

I’m A New Yorker. Here’s How I Teach My Son About 9/11

September 11, 2001 is woven into the city where my son grows and learns, and it is a story he needs to hear. Here’s what I tell him.

In Twitter, Jack Dorsey Created A Monster He Can’t Control

In a bruising hearing before a House committee, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had far more apologies than answers.

Twitter, Facebook Admit Mistakes In Congressional Hearing

Chief executives from Twitter and Facebook testified their companies have made mistakes regarding malicious foreign actors, and promised improvement.

Why You Should Stop Engaging With Anonymous Twitter Accounts

The right to anonymous speech is God-given and inalienable. The right to a response is not. Engaging anonymous Twitter users is far more dangerous than useful.

History Teaches Us That Social Media Bias Can’t Stop Conservatives

Yes, social media companies are biased against conservatives. But no, they will not successfully stand athwart the conservative message.

How Neil Simon Helped Make Jews In America White

Assimilation is a dirty word for some, but for Neil Simon and his generation of Jewish writers it was a goal achieved, for better or worse.

John McCain: Senator, Patriot, Hero

John McCain represents a high standard, a standard that should be our goal, and we should thank him for setting it.

Max Boot Cites Cromwell’s Military Coup In Call To Oust Trump

In The Washington Post, Max Boot tellingly quotes from tyrant Oliver Cromwell’s speech given in the midst of his military coup.

Can Democrats Ever Rediscover Their Patriotism?

A New York Times op-ed argues Democrats must stop ceding love of America to the GOP, but how much do they really love it?

Stop Hounding Actors Out Of Roles And Just Let Them Act

Acting is, above all else, about empathy. Setting restrictions on who can play what roles limits empathy for everyone.

De Blasio’s Uber Cap Is Exactly What The Taxi Industry Paid Him For

The taxi lobby is among New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s biggest donors. They just got a big win from him that will hurt most New Yorkers.

The News Media Bet On Trump Emboldening White Supremacy And Lost

The news media narrative that Trump is emboldening white supremacy took a hit yesterday. There were probably 20 journalists for every white nationalist in DC.

Thomas Sowell’s ‘Discrimination and Disparities’ Is The Book About Racism That America Needs

Sowell’s calm and calculated look at racial disparity in America is a stunning work of brevity and reason.

The New York Times Must Explain Why Its Racial Double Standard Is Good For Society

In defending a new hire with a history of anti-white statements, The New York Times employs a clear double standard about denigrating racial rhetoric, and it is time for it to explain why.

Jennifer Rubin Maintains A Big, Fat Double Standard On Public Shaming

According to a Washington Post columnist, public shaming of Trump supporters is fine, but public shaming of the news media is a bridge too far.

BBC Releases A Clip Proclaiming The End Of Boys And Girls

In a bizarre tweet and video, the British Broadcasting System advocates eliminating our recognition of sex differences. It’s a terrible idea.