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. He lives in Austin, Texas. Follow him on Twitter, @johnddavidson.
Writing in the New York Times, Linda Hirshman says she believes Tara Reade but she’ll vote for Joe Biden anyway because of Donald Trump.
As the coronavirus spreads in Mexico, drug cartels are providing public aid in the face of government inaction, undermining an already weak Mexican state.
Neil Ferguson, the British epidemiologist whose doomsday models led to a national lockdown, resigned after getting caught meeting with his married lover.
Some public officials seem to think it’s okay to encourage neighbors to rat each other out over stay-at-home orders. It’s not.
As the spread of COVID-19 begins to slow nationwide, some governors are proving to be more serious than others about what comes next.
As some states begin loosening coronavirus lockdowns, all eyes are on Texas to see if a phased reopening can be done safely.
In Texas, you can still hunt feral hogs despite the lockdowns. Just make sure you prepare like it’s the end of the world.
Across the country, hospitals shut down ‘non-essential’ procedures in preparation for a surge of coronavirus patients that never appeared.
It’s time to start thinking about what our immigration system might look like in a post-coronavirus world. it won’t be what it is now.
The far-left wing of the Democratic Party has pushed Joe Biden to the left, but it’s going to take more than that to unify the party before November.
The point of federalism is that it keeps the tyrants little, so they can be removed from office by the people closest to them.
Rent strikes are gaining momentum during the pandemic, but they’re less about helping jobless tenants than fomenting progressive reforms.
Some mayors and governors seem to think their authority is limitless in the face of the pandemic. They need a remedial lesson in the Constitution.
Bernie Sanders didn’t need to win the primary. His socialist ideas have already taken over the Democratic Party—and Joe Biden’s campaign.
At every turn, China’s communist government has lied, censored, and tried to cover up the truth about the coronavirus, making cooperation impossible.
The beheading of Daniel Pearl in the months after 9/11 marked the inauguration of jihadi execution videos. His killer’s conviction was overturned Thursday.
The Mexican state is weak and corrupt—and totally unprepared for the coronavirus outbreak that’s about to hit the country.
The media don’t seem to understand federalism—that governors, not the president, are the proper authorities to manage quarantines and disaster response.
The coronavirus is bringing about a strange revival of neighborhood life, which has been atrophying for a half-century. We should pay attention.
Amid the coronavirus shutdown, Biden has been reduced to being a podcaster in his basement. You almost feel sorry for the guy. Almost.
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