Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 2)

  • Education Department report raises concerns about foreign funding on campuses

    Jerry Dunleavy reports for the Washington Examiner on a disturbing report from the U.S. Department of Education. An Education Department investigation revealed universities failed to report more than a billion dollars in foreign funding, which officials believe is only a sliver of the unreported overseas donations flowing onto…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
  • Anti-gun Bloomberg appears confused about gun laws

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon documents former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s misunderstanding of one of his core issues. Michael Bloomberg, who has spent years bankrolling the gun-control movement, fumbled facts and made muddled claims on how gun laws work while laying out his campaign’s…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
  • Democrats seem to believe the election is too important to leave to voters

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online highlights a particularly disturbing element of congressional Democrats’ argument for impeachment of President Trump. The Democrats believe that the 2020 election is too important to be left to the voters. It’s obvious that President Donald Trump withheld defense aid to Ukraine to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
  • Warren’s health care ‘bridge to nowhere’

    Michael Brendan Dougherty writes for National Review Online about response to Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren’s health care proposals. Elizabeth Warren has decided to be very, very specific. Her whole campaign has been a slogan about disclosure: “I have a plan for that,” she says. And her supporters…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a newly released report calling for North Carolina to spend $8 billion more over the next eight years on K-12 and early childhood education. John Hood’s Daily Journal praises the founder of the N.C. Institute for Political Leadership as a pioneer.  …
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
  • About those political cults

    Stella Morabito of the Federalist pushes back against the narrative that President Trump’s supporters act like a cult. So, in their effort to label Trump as a cult leader and smear all 63 million of his supporters as cultists, media elites have finally cracked open the door to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
  • Liberal legal lion predicts impeachment of next Democratic president

    Dominick Mastrangelo of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest pronouncement from Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Law scholar Alan Dershowitz predicted the next Democrat elected president of the United States will be impeached as a result of the same “open-ended” criteria the party is currently using to impeach…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
  • Probing American education’s ‘great stagnation’

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon looks into recent troubling signs in American education. American schoolchildren’s educational attainment has stagnated in the 21st century, according to data from two recently updated assessments of reading, math, and science skills. Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019