Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 10)

  • Harris Finally Finds a Cause Worth Promoting: California’s Embattled Governor

    Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner documents Vice President Kamala Harris’ return to the political spotlight. Vice President Kamala Harris resurfaced on Wednesday to campaign for embattled California Gov. Gavin Newsom after weeks of remaining largely behind the scenes while the Biden administration took on water confronting multiple…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
  • Protesters Face New Challenges in the Age of the Wacky Woke

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an unusual aspect of the latest round of left-wing protests. A radical left-wing activist group organizing a pro-abortion protest outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had some interesting advice for prospective attendees. An addendum to the notice…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
  • University Center Misunderstands ‘Justice’

    Charles Hilu writes for National Review Online about a poorly named center at a prestigious public university. Just before welcoming students back to campus for an in-person semester, the University of Michigan, where I am entering my junior year, announced that it is starting a “Center for Racial…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
  • Biden’s Approval Dropping in Key Locations

    John Fund writes at National Review Online about bad news for Democrats contemplating 2022 midterms. Everyone knows that President Biden’s national approval numbers have skidded downward in the wake of the Afghan debacle. But if those numbers continue to be weak, what does that portend for the 2022…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican lawmakers firing back after a judge issued threats regarding his state school funding order. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion asks whether common ground can be reached in teaching history.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
  • National Recognition in Forbes for N.C. CON Reforms

    Patrick Gleason of Americans for Tax Reform highlights in a Forbes column North Carolina’s successful effort to loosen certificate-of-need restrictions. As Texas demonstrated this past summer, the national media loves to cover state legislation related to election law and abortion. What doesn’t get as much press, though it…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2021
  • The Age Question and U.S. Presidents

    Tevi Troy explores the history of American presidents facing questions about their advanced age. President Biden’s strange and somewhat disconnected performance in the wake of the disaster in Afghanistan has once again raised questions about his age. He is both the oldest president elected as well as the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2021
  • Mask Mandates and ‘Living By Lies’

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist explains her top objection to COVID-19 mask mandates. Throughout the last year, I’ve read a lot of masking arguments but none that broached my top objection: mask mandates force me to communicate what I believe are very dangerous lies. Even if masks ultimately…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2021