About David Harsanyi

David Harsanyi

David Harsanyi

David Harsanyi is a senior editor at The Federalist, a nationally syndicated columnist through Creators Syndicate, a Happy Warrior columnist at National Review and author of four books. Harsanyi is a former national political columnist and editorial board member at The Denver Post and editor of Human Events. 

His work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Weekly Standard, New York Post, RealClearPolitics, Reason, USA Today and numerous other publications. He has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, "ABC World News Tonight," "NBC Nightly News" and dozens of radio talk shows across the country.

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Free Speech Is a Value Not Just a Right Jan 15, 2021

In recent days, some of the nation's most powerful corporations have engaged in a concerted effort, at the behest of a major political party, to limit the speech of millions of Americans who engaged in wrongthink. First, Twitter permanently banned th... Read More

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Washington Deserves Its 'Brutalism' Jan 01, 2021

In his 1981 diatribe against contemporary American architecture, "From Bauhaus to Our House," Tom Wolfe notes that seemingly every American child "goes to a school in a building that looks like a duplicating-machine replacement-parts wholesale distri... Read More

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Wanted: An Honest Debate about the Death Penalty Dec 18, 2020

Mike Dukakis was asked by CNN's Bernard Shaw during the 1988 presidential debates whether he would support the death penalty if his wife, Kitty, had been raped and murdered. The Massachusetts governor famously responded: "No, I don't, Bernard, and I ... Read More

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The True Meaning of Hanukkah Dec 11, 2020

In a recent Parents magazine piece headlined, "How to Explain the Hanukkah Story to Kids," we are informed that, "this year more than any other is a great opportunity to take extra time to teach your family about the Jewish holiday that celebrates th... Read More