Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 2)

  • A Democratic Party war

    Christopher Bedford argues at the Federalist that the Democratic Party faces a “war” that will “destroy lives and change our country.” The far-left of the Democratic Party is out of the spotlight. Out of the spotlight, but clearly still within the crosshairs of their colleagues. Its young congressional…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
  • Why Trump touts Sanders

    Rob Crilly of the Washington Examiner ponders President Trump’s comments that seem to promote Democratic rival Bernie Sanders. President Trump and his aides are trying to boost Bernie Sanders ahead of the Iowa caucuses as they seek to secure a hard-line socialist opponent in November’s election, according to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
  • Postponing the Trump impeachment

    Andrew McCarthy argues at National Review Online that Congress ought to delay the planned impeachment trial of President Trump. Two things happened simultaneously on Wednesday: (a) The House of Representatives transmitted to the Senate two articles of impeachment approved on straight partisan lines a month ago, and (b)…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has good reasons to celebrate as National School Choice Week approaches. Terry Stoops recaps recent school choice gains during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jay Schweikert of the libertarian Cato Institute explains why his group is endorsing North Carolina’s efforts to reform state…
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that the General Assembly’s failure to finalize a new state budget has some UNC System leaders feeling “grim.” Donald van der Vaart’s Daily Journal highlights efforts to free farmers from Obama-era restrictions linked to the Clean Water Act.
    Mitch Kokai, January 17, 2020
  • Beware the ‘cult of Pelosi’

    Christopher Bedford writes at the Federalist about a potential problem for Democrats that stems from their U.S. House speaker. Reporters have called her “basically invincible,” a “political grandmaster,” an “icon of female power,” a “rockstar” and, time and time again, “a fashion icon.” Reporters have venerated “her clothes,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2020
  • Government bullying and workplace diversity

    Charles Sauer writes for the Washington Examiner about the negative impact of government intervention in workplace diversity issues. Many times when we see that things in the workplace are unequal it is because of systemic factors in society and underlying career funnels. For instance, a few years ago…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2020
  • Bernie sides with environmentalists over unions

    Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an interesting calculation from Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders. Socialist senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) chose to support the interests of environmentalists over the nation’s largest labor union at Tuesday’s debate, saying he will vote against the Trump administration’s renegotiation…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2020