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.
Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Short Film Is Delusional

In a strange new short film, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez narrates from the year 2028 where the Green New Deal has changed everything.

Even As His Church Was Destroyed, Christ Gave Paris His Peace

Today, as if so often the case, Christ’s mercy made itself clear through a tragic loss and His followers’ power to overcome it through Him.

Nobody In The GOP Is Inciting Violence Against Ilhan Omar

Democrats’ claims that Republicans are ‘inciting violence’ against Rep. Ilhan Omar by criticizing her ideas are absurd, and worrisome.

Did Ilhan Omar Help Benjamin Netanyahu Win Reelection?

As the Democratic Party turns its back on Israel, the peace process hangs in the balance.

Mike Pence Doesn’t Hate Gay People

Mike Pence has become an avatar of anti-gay hatred. It is an absurd accusation that people should stop making.

Howard Schultz Needs An Issue To Run On

If Howard Schultz wants to be the next Ross Perot, he needs a signature issue. So far, he has nothing.

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Okay?

In a bizarre rant while drinking wine, eating snacks, and building furniture, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned her opposition their grandkids will be ashamed of them. Is she okay?

Stop Trying To Make Pete Buttigieg Happen

Everyone seems to have a stake in Mayor Pete becoming a major candidate. It’s not going to happen.

Can Brett Kavanaugh’s Reset On Sexual Harassment Allegations Save Joe Biden?

Brett Kavanaugh broke a Me Too fever in the United States that condemned men based only on accusation. Joe Biden should look to that lesson.

Why The Left Can’t Understand The Alt-Right

To conservatives it is obvious that Ben Shapiro is not a member of the alt-right. Why is that so hard for many on the left to understand? Because they often don’t understand conservatism at all.

Can Staten Island’s Max Rose Save The Democrats From Ocasio-Cortez?

Two freshmen in Congress from New York City represent a microcosm of the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. Do Max Rose or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez represent the future of the Democrats?

Rudy Giuliani Knew Exactly What He Was Doing

After being mocked and ridiculed for senility and throwing away his legacy, Rudolph Giuliani, as usual, has the last laugh.

Did The Catholic Church Destroy Once-Beloved Anchovy Pizza?

Did a minor tweak to the application of Roman Catholic law doom the formerly ubiquitous anchovy pizza? And, if so, what can that tell us about religion?

Ocasio-Cortez Joins De Blasio In Call To Punish Asian Students

Progressives want to lower the standards of admission at New York’s top public high schools in the name of diversity. And they don’t care how many Asian students it harms.

Elizabeth Warren Underwhelms In CNN Town Hall

Warren jumped into the presidential race early and didn’t find much traction. Last night’s CNN town hall won’t help much.

How Each Of The Democratic Frontrunners Is Using Twitter So Far

Twitter has become one of the most powerful tools in American politics. So how are the leading Democrats contending to be president using it?

Yes, Beto Can Win The White House

Beto O’Rourke looks a lot more like recent Democrats who won the White House than any other candidates. Don’t underestimate him.

The Last Godfather Is Dead, And So Is The Myth And Magic Of The Mafia

The Colombo family boss Carmine “The Snake” Persico died last week. The last tie to the ‘Golden Age’ of the mafia is gone. And maybe so is the Italian mob’s stranglehold on the American imagination.

If Pelosi Believed Her Claims About Trump And Russia, She Would Impeach

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision not to impeach Donald Trump is the clearest indication possible that Democrats do not believe he colluded with Russia.

In Her First Town Hall, Tulsi Gabbard Came Off As A Leftist, Not a Centrist

Tulsi Gabbard answered questions at South by Southwest, and she sounds pretty much like every other progressive Democrat running for president.