Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 10)

  • More bad news about Twitter censorship

    Ben Weingarten writes at the Federalist about the latest questionable decision from the Big Tech giant. If you thought Twitter’s censorship of reported Joe Biden family corruption or frequent flagging of the U.S. president’s tweets were isolated incidents, think again. Big Tech’s efforts to shield favored political figures…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • GOP group to pour $10 million into Georgia Senate runoffs

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner highlights one Republican group’s money pledge for critical Georgia Senate races. The Club for Growth is investing $10 million in Georgia to preserve the Republican Party’s Senate majority, with plans to boost GOP candidates in two Jan. 5 runoff elections that will…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • Washington Free Beacon kicks Cunningham while he’s down

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon explains that North Carolina’s Democratic Senate candidate will not be joining a group of dubious distinction. Had he won, [Cal] Cunningham would have joined an illustrious list of sex creeps who have found political success in the Democratic Party, including such…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • The Mayflower Compact’s enduring value

    Joseph Loconte highlights at National Review Online the continuing relevance of a four-century-old document. In his famous Leviathan, the 17th-century theorist Thomas Hobbes argued that members of a political society should submit themselves to an absolute sovereign to preserve their lives and security. Without an absolute ruler, Hobbes…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • Inconvenient questions about positive ‘rights’

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online questions claims involving rights. Some bad ideas we recoil from morally: Nazism, for instance. Others do not come with the same kind of emotional charge, and those have a way of sneaking into all corners of life while we are not paying…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on North Carolina’s long wait for resolution of state elections. Brenée Goforth’s Daily Journal explores the history of plans to pack the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2020
  • Martin Center’s Leef ponders law school’s value

    George Leef asks in his latest Martin Center column whether law school represents the worst possible higher education investment. For decades, law school was a growth industry. Back in 1970, there were 146 law schools with an enrollment of 78,000 students; by 2013, there were 201 schools, enrolling 139,000…
    Mitch Kokai, November 11, 2020
  • Trump’s plan for battles ahead

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist offers President Trump ideas for how to proceed in the days ahead. A savvy embattled leader will prepare for all possible outcomes, and make war on all fronts possible. Democrat leadership doesn’t only do that because they have evil ideology and character. They…
    Mitch Kokai, November 11, 2020