Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 10)

  • French laments toxic Twitter

    David French writes at National Review Online about a social media giant’s toxic influence. By measure of active users, it’s a lightweight. Facebook is the behemoth, with more than 2.2 billion people on the platform. YouTube has 1.9 billion, Instagram 1 billion. Twitter is all the way down…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    When Apple chose Austin over Raleigh for its major new expansion project, some N.C. economic developers fretted about another “loss” for the Tar Heel State. Jon Sanders analyzes Apple’s decision for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts assesses the significance of a recent federal…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that Mark Harris will get a chance to argue in court that he should be declared winner of North Carolina’s 9th District congressional election. John Trump’s Daily Journal reminds us that words matter.
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
  • Trump and the judiciary

    Ken Klukowski explains in a Breitbart column why 2019 could lead to even greater impact from President Trump on the American federal judiciary. President Donald Trump has had as much impact on the third branch of government in two years as most presidents have in two full terms,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
  • Boston columnist claims Warren candidacy will make Trump’s day

    Howie Carr explains in a Boston Herald column why he believes U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid could end up helping Donald Trump. Consider her own words — the statement that will launch a thousand tweets, and that’s just from POTUS. She wants Americans “to be able to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
  • An interesting lesson from the government ‘shutdown’

    Can you tell that the federal government has “shut down“? If not, Christopher Buskirk offers a Spectator column that helps explain why. [F]or all of the breathless commentary from Beltway media, the reality is that the federal government can’t even shut itself down properly. Only about 25 percent…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
  • Reading a classic

    Casey Chalk urges Federalist readers to make at least one resolution this new year: Read The Iliad with your kids. There are many reasons — its cultural influence, its conservatism, its relevance to religious belief, and its portrayal of human virtue (and vice) — you should push this…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019
  • Daily Caller identifies GOP women to watch in 2019

    Evie Fordham of the Daily Caller highlights Republican women who could register significant accomplishments in the new year. 2018 was a year with plenty of firsts for Republican women — Marsha Blackburn became the first woman to represent Tennessee in the Senate, Kristi Noem was elected South Dakota’s…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2019