Harsanyi's column is nationally syndicated by Creators Syndicate. He is author of The People Have Spoken (and They Are Wrong): The Case Against Democracy, Obama's Four Horsemen: The Disasters Unleashed by Obama's Reelection and Nanny State: How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children. He left his position writing op-eds for The Denver Post to work for Glenn Beck's website, TheBlaze.
Harsanyi's family defected from Hungary. Harsanyi is an atheist, and he believes that gay marriage does not undermine traditional marriage, nor will it trigger societal instability.