Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 2)

  • Are Democrats blowing their chances?

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist probes the impact of the Democratic Party’s activist left wing on the party’s 2018 electoral prospects. On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that California Democratic officials overwhelmingly endorsed the long-shot primary opponent of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is seeking a fifth…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2018
  • Who needs Paris?

    The Paris climate accord, that is. Apparently, the United States is doing just fine without it. Hunter Lovell of the Washington Free Beacon explains. The United States in 2017 experienced the largest decline in carbon emissions in the world, according to a recent report. The American Enterprise Institute,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2018
  • Hanson identifies ‘commandments’ connected to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest column for National Review Online focuses on 10 characteristics of the U.S. Supreme Court that could be considered as important as “commandments.” 1) Right to Left. The majority of post-war Republican Supreme Court nominees, who were initially perceived as conservative, turned liberal on the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2018
  • Targeting doom-and-gloom predictions

    David French of National Review Online takes issue with a recent New York Times essay, in which a Notre Dame English professor lamented his newborn daughter’s birth on a “dystopian planet” filled with “extinction and catastrophe.” Think for a moment about the elements of modern life that [Roy]…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Tennessee study that questions the academic benefits of prekindergarten. John Hood’s Daily Journal calls for a concerted fight against federal budget deficits.
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2018
  • Appeals Court rejects state elections board’s attempt to drop electronic pollbook

    The State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement has lost another round in its court battle with a company that produces an electronic pollbook. In an unpublished opinion with limited precedential value, a unanimous three-judge panel dismissed the state board’s attempt to end a preliminary injunction. The injunction blocks…
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2018
  • GOP staffers dissed by Raleigh Uber driver share their story

    A Daily Caller video documents the story of six Republican campaign volunteers dumped by their Uber driver in Raleigh because of their political beliefs.
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2018
  • Conservative women’s group launches new campaign to oppose sexist attacks

    Emily Jashinsky of the Washington Examiner details a new campaign from the Independent Women’s Forum targeting sexist political attacks. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., aren’t exactly friends, but you’ll find them in close quarters on a new website. Independent Women’s Voice, the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2018