John Daniel Davidson
John Daniel Davidson
John Daniel Davidson

John Daniel Davidson is the Political Editor at The Federalist. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, National Review, Texas Monthly, The Guardian, First Things, the Claremont Review of Books, The LA Review of Books, and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter, @johnddavidson.

Republican Politicians Who Won’t Stand Up To The Left Are Worthless

If GOP leaders aren’t willing to take on the left and wade into the culture wars, then conservatives should have no use for them.

Corporate Media And Leftist Corporations Are Living In Unreality

We’re in a new era of news media, a clown world where true things are decried as false and false things are heralded as true.

A Migrant Girl Drowns In The Rio Grande And Corporate Media Shrug

The border crisis is turning deadly. On March 20, a nine-year-old girl drowned in the Rio Grande. Why aren’t major media outlets more interested?

Blaming The Biden Border Surge On ‘Pent-Up Demand’ Is Misleading And False

The Washington Post plays fast and loose with federal data to advance a spurious argument that there is no border crisis.

The Biden Border Crisis Is Real, And It’s About To Get Much Worse

The Biden administration still refuses to acknowledge the crisis, even as it spirals out of control and record numbers of children are in federal custody.

Corporate Media Don’t Want To Talk About The Atlanta Gunman’s Real Motivation

If the Atlanta shootings aren’t about race but sexual pathology, it’s an indictment not of racism but prevailing sexual attitudes among our elite.

The Biden Administration Is Imposing A Media Blackout At The Border

The Biden administration is trying to hide the border crisis, issuing an unofficial gag order on Border Patrol agents and withholding information.

Sorry, Democrats, You Can’t Blame The Border Crisis On Trump

The reason children and families are now flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border is because of the Biden administration, plain and simple.

The Migrant Crisis Isn’t Just At The Border, It Stretches 1,500 Miles To Central America

A surge of illegal immigration on the southwest border is what happens when you combine Biden’s lax immigration policy with collapsing states to our south.

Caring About The British Royal Family Is Fundamentally Un-American

As Americans, nothing should interest us less than the palace intrigue surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s troubles with the House of Windsor.

Big Tech Thinks You’re An Idiot Child Who Can’t Govern Yourself

The left’s push to censor, block, and purge is part of a larger project to undermine the American ideal of self-government and liberal democracy.

Cartels Introduce Wristband ‘Inventory System’ For Illegal Immigrants

Cartels and smuggling networks on the U.S.-Mexico border are growing more sophisticated, bracing for a historic surge of illegal immigration this spring.

The Cancellation Of Dr. Seuss Should Disturb You, Because You’re Next

America is entering its very own Mao-like Cultural Revolution. The iconoclasm of the left’s culture war isn’t a side effect, it’s the point.

The Border Surge Is Underway, And The Biden Administration Is Unprepared

The number of unaccompanied minors in federal custody is already overwhelming border facilities. Border officials expect to have 13,000 unaccompanied children cross the border in May.

Prepare For A Deluge Of Dishonest CPAC Coverage

The corporate press will try to cast the annual conference as a gathering of fringe lunatics who are splitting the GOP. Don’t believe them.

By Offering Amnesty Now, Democrats Are Setting Up A Massive Immigration Crisis

Democrats unveiled an immigration bill last week that would grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants as conditions worsen on the border.

The Failure Of The Texas Power Grid Is Worse Than You Think

A rare winter storm has put ordinary Texans in danger — and exposed the corrupt and parasitic nature of the energy industry in oil-rich Texas.

Mitch McConnell Has Learned Nothing And Forgotten Nothing

The idea that McConnell is the right man to decide who is ‘electable’ is a joke.

Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Care If The Election Was Tainted, But You Should

According to McConnell, the Capitol protesters were all conspiracy theorists who can’t think for themselves. It’s a convenient lie.

The ‘Sound And Fury’ Of Trump’s Impeachment Trial Signifies Something Sinister For America

Trump isn’t really on trial here, everyone who voted for him is. Democrats are arguing guilt by association, and they’re not stopping with Trump.