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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Jan. 6 Was Deplorable. It Was Not a Coup Jul 30, 2021

When several hundred extremists mobbed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, they engaged in a deplorably un-American act of criminality. It was an embarrassing day for the nation, and a dangerous one for the many innocent people and officials engulfed in the mayh... Read More

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Joe Biden's Shameful Voting-Rights Speech Jul 16, 2021

Republican "anti-voting" laws, President Joe Biden claimed during his demagogic speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia this week, are the most "significant test of our democracy since the Civil War." These laws are "odious," "pern... Read More

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Meghan McCain Often Did What Political Media Wouldn't Jul 09, 2021

Meghan McCain is leaving "The View." One assumes that regular readers of editorial pages and political magazines aren't exactly the prime audience for a daytime-television show. And one also assumes that a not insignificant number of Republicans aren... Read More

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Tucker Carlson Says the NSA Is Spying on Him. Sadly, It's Plausible Jul 02, 2021

Tucker Carlson says a "whistleblower" in the National Security Agency tipped him off that the agency was planning to leak emails and texts to get him off the air over a story he's working on. Sounds rather fantastical. We've seen no evidence or corro... Read More