Kylee Zempel
Kylee Zempel
Kylee Zempel

Kylee Zempel is an assistant editor at The Federalist. She previously worked as the copy editor for the Washington Examiner magazine and as an editor and producer at National Geographic. She holds a B.S. in Communication Arts/Speech and an A.S. in Criminal Justice and writes on topics including feminism and gender issues, religious liberty, and criminal justice. Follow her on Twitter @kyleezempel.

White House Rewrites History With Claim That Republicans, Not Democrats, Tried To Defund The Police

“Some might say,” such as White House press secretary Jen Psaki, that Republicans were “for defunding the police,” but those people are wrong. 

If Sheldon Whitehouse Were Host Of ‘The Bachelor,’ He’d Be Groveling For His Job By Now 

Life’s a b-tch if you’re disgraced former ‘Bachelor’ host Chris Harrison. If you’re Sheldon Whitehouse, it’s a whites-only beach.

Here’s Why The Right Shouldn’t Cheer Jon Stewart’s Lab-Leak Schtick

The right shouldn’t be taking a victory lap. They should be asking why media and Big Tech were allowed to smear everyone who believed in the possibility of a lab leak as crazy conspiracy theorists.

Why Do Some Parents Think Prepubescent Sexual Grooming Is Pro-LGBT?

Two consenting adults in the bedroom is an ‘LGBT issue.’ Parents pimping out their children for entertainment and political points is a disgusting league all its own.

My Chipotle Bowl Just Got More Expensive, And It’s The Federal Government’s Fault

Life is breezier on unemployment than behind the Chipotle counter, so the burrito heaven is trying to lure workers back and I’m paying for it.

Oh, Chris Harrison Is Sorry? Cancel Culture Doesn’t Care

Chris Harrison cozied up to the wrong people in the face of criticism, and they oh-so-predictably ruined him.

Fauci’s Cost-Benefit Calculation: You Absorb The Cost, He Benefits

The problem isn’t that Fauci weighed costs and benefits. It’s that he was willing to impose life-and-death costs on unwitting Americans in order to benefit himself. 

Fauci’s ‘Expect The Unexpected’ Book Is Exactly What You’d Expect From A Self-Serving Bureaucrat

The highest-paid federal employee, best known for COVID flip-flops and fudging the numbers, is now going to pontificate about truth and service in an autobiography where he’s the hero? What a joke.

Gwen Stefani Is Right: Cultural Appreciation Is Not Cultural Appropriation

If loving Harajuku so much that you stylize your art around it is the equivalent of a minstrel show or blackface, then how are we supposed to qualify flagrant acts of racism?

Biden’s ATF Director Refuses To Say If Hunter Biden Should Be Prosecuted For Illegal Gun Purchase

‘It severely undermines the confidence in our gun laws as well as the ATF … if there are not criminal consequences,’ Sen. Tom Cotton said.

In May 2020, Rioters Rained Hell On Our Cities. One Year Later We Ask: For What?

Never forget the hell that BLM rained down last summer. And on this one-year anniversary of the Floyd riots that sparked them all, remember how much progress they’ve secured: none.

A 10-Year-Old Kid Just Outed COVID Mask Tyrants As Total Hypocrites

“I asked my mom if there is a word for this, and she said there is: hypocrisy.”

No, Joel Osteen, God Isn’t A ‘Spare Tire’ In Case Our Plans Go Awry

Somebody should tell Joel Osteen there’s nothing ‘peaceful’ about self-centric religion that taps into God only in case of emergency.

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Admits The Left’s Need To ‘Rewire’ Their Perception Of The Maskless As ‘Selfish’ Threats

When MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow says, “We’re going to have to rewire the way that we look at each other,” she’s right. And it’s a real shame.

Would An Actual Potato Be Better At Hosting ‘Reliable Sources’ Than Brian Stelter?

If potato head Brian Stelter finds an elementary masking article to be ‘really thoughtful,’ perhaps an actual potato would be a better cable TV host.

McCarthy Leads House GOP In Honoring Fallen Police After Democrats Spurred Riots And Defunding In 2020

McCarthy and other GOP lawmakers and officers met at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial to honor the “incredible work our men and women in blue do.”

Lockdown Mongers Can Point Fingers, But The Science Is In: They’re To Blame

Thanks to the ruling class who insisted lockdown would save lives, that became the conventional wisdom — but as is often the case, the conventional wisdom was wrong.

Rachel Hollis’s Problem Isn’t Privilege, It’s An Anti-Christian Gospel

While Rachel Hollis tries to recover from charges of privilege and co-opting black terms, when is she going to apologize for co-opting Christianity?

Let’s Not Give Statehood To The Third World Country Of Washington DC

We don’t need to cross any borders to witness a failed state — or at least a dysfunctional wannabe state. The 68 square miles of Washington D.C. have it all.

Sen. Tim Scott’s GOP Address Will Be The Unity Message Biden Promised And Can’t Deliver

Tim Scott poses a question that has emerged throughout Biden’s term despite the president’s promise of unity: “Why do we feel so divided and anxious?”