Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 11)

  • Trump takes on 1619 Project

    Jack Beyrer writes for the Washington Free Beacon about President Trump’s response to the New York Times’ controversial revisionist history program. President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to pull federal funding from California schools that teach the New York Times‘s 1619 Project. Trump tweeted that the Department of…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2020
  • A warning about COVID polarization

    Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online focuses on contrasting political responses to COVID-19. Donald Trump sometimes calls the coronavirus “the invisible enemy.” Occasionally he comes up with an evocative phrase. And for me it evokes the way the disease harms the society that contends with it. ……
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2020
  • Better questions for Biden

    David Harsanyi offers National Review Online readers potential questions for the Democratic presidential candidate. Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden finally held what was billed as a press conference with journalists the other day — something of rarity in a campaign that has relied predominately on staged question-and-answer…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on cronyism linked to a deal to bring U.S. Golf Association operations to Pinehurst. The Daily Journal explains why a five-year-old court ruling could raise concerns for Opportunity Scholarship supporters.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2020
  • Martin Center column calls for new university

    Jacob Howland devotes a Martin Center column to the need for a new university. Two viruses—one biological, the other ideological—have delivered a mortal blow to American higher education. Hundreds, maybe thousands, of colleges and universities will soon be wiped out by an unprecedented combination of financial exigency and revolutionary…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2020
  • Downplaying recent trends in Trump-Biden race

    Mollie Hemingway of the Federalist takes mainstream media outlets to task for recent coverage of the 2020 presidential race. Election 2020 is shaping up to be déjà vu all over again for the news media. In an effort to help push Joe Biden over the finish line, the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2020
  • Cruz lambasts 1619 Project

    Anthony Leonardi of the Washington Free Beacon reports one high-profile Texas senator‘s reaction to the New York Times‘ dubious 1619 Project. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz defended President Trump’s decision to eliminate “propaganda” from public schools. Cruz criticized 1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones, who said Trump’s pledge to redirect…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2020
  • Former Biden staffer warns of mental decline

    Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a negative assessment of the Democratic presidential candidate. Joe Biden’s former White House stenographer said the vice president’s public speaking ability has deteriorated significantly since leaving office to the point where he’s “not the same Joe Biden.” “It is a…
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2020