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.

The 9/11 Attacks Ultimately Proved A Lesser Threat To America Than The Totalitarian Left

The left hates America and ordinary Americans at least as much as the 9/11 hijackers did, and for some of the same reasons.

Under The Rule Of Our Managerial Elites, There Will Be No Resignations

It doesn’t matter how badly they botch their jobs, or how much misery they cause, our ruling class is immune from accountability.

Our Defeat In Afghanistan Is Only The Beginning

As the post-9/11 chapter closes, a new one begins, marked above all by the end of American deterrence and the eclipse of American power.

Biden’s Presidency Is Already A Total Disaster, And It’s All His Own Fault

President Biden is not being swept along by the currents of history, he is turning every challenge he faces into crisis and disaster.

Joe Biden Has Been Derelict In His Duty. He Is Unfit To Lead. He Should Be Impeached

The deadly attacks in Afghanistan should be the final straw for Biden, whose incompetence has now cost the lives of at least a dozen American soldiers.

Biden Needs To Start Answering Basic Questions About The Afghanistan Evacuation

Why have so few American citizens been evacuated, and how many are still trapped behind enemy lines? Biden needs to answer — now.

The Afghanistan Debacle Is Exposing President Biden’s Descent Into Unreality

The Biden administration seems increasingly untethered to reality, boasting about an evacuation gone haywire and lying about stranded Americans.

Biden Is Lying. We Are Going To Leave Behind Thousands Of Americans In Afghanistan

In Biden’s remarks to the press Friday, he was either openly deceiving the American people or he is completely unaware of conditions in Kabul.

The Afghanistan Debacle Has Exposed The Moral Bankruptcy Of The West

In the face of actual violence from real terrorists, the best our tech and media elite can do is mutter inane platitudes.

Biden Must Answer For The Disaster In Kabul

No one is debating the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. The question is, why did the withdrawal devolve into a horrifying disaster?

The Biden Administration Is Lying About The Border

Federal authorities made more than 212,000 arrests at the southwest border in July. By any measure, the border crisis is now an unmitigated humanitarian disaster.

Andrew Cuomo Isn’t The Problem

Corporate media and powerful Democrats knew all about Cuomo, but they said nothing because they didn’t care — and they still don’t.

With Biden’s Illegal ‘Eviction Moratorium’ Democrats Openly Embrace Lawlessness

The president knows what he ordered the CDC to do is illegal. He did it anyway to appease the left wing of his party.

Kamala Harris: We Can’t Secure The Border Until We Transform Central America Into A Paradise

The Biden administration’s strategy for solving illegal immigration is a pipe dream of nation-building in Central America that’s designed to fail.

Sorry, Simone Biles, The Olympics Isn’t About You, It’s About Winning For America

“I feel like I’m also not having as much fun and this Olympic Games I wanted it to be for myself and it felt like I was still doing for other people,” Biles said.

The Latin Mass Is The Future Of The Catholic Church

Pope Francis is punishing a faithful and devout minority of Catholics in hopes of staving off the inevitable.

Biden’s Border Crisis Is About To Make History

If the current trend continues, this will be a record-breaking year for illegal immigration on the southwest border.

Is The Biden Administration About To Make The Border Crisis Worse?

The Biden administration’s management of the border crisis is haphazard, disorganized, and blatantly political, which means the crisis is about to get worse.

Calling Natural Law ‘White Nationalism’ Is Racist, Period

Yale philosophy professor Jason Stanley either doesn’t know what natural law is or he’s espousing fundamentally racist ideas. There’s no middle ground.

There’s No Way Kamala Harris Visits This Child Detention Camp At The Border

Harris finally goes to the border, but will she visit the nightmarish youth shelters created by the Biden administration? Probably not. But she should.