Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 3)

  • Big Tech’s self-interested motive in censoring science

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist sees a clear motive for Big Tech companies to censor scientific evidence that contradicts the prevailing public narrative. On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and three medical experts took a blowtorch to Google for banning from YouTube a video of them discussing COVID-19…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • Biden’s Achilles heel could be the southern border

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner highlights potential political damage linked to Biden administration border policy. Immigration has emerged as a weak point for President Joe Biden as he presides over one of the largest migrant surges at the southern border in years, a crisis showing little sign…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • The ‘woke’ plague strikes America’s military academies

    Jack Beyrer of the Washington Free Beacon documents a disturbing trend within the schools that train America’s future military leaders. America’s military service academies are using “anti-racist” and critical race theory teaching tools to train their faculty and future officers. Administrators at West Point are embracing the radical…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • National Review says Fauci has ‘worn out his welcome’

    Editors at National Review Online have had enough of the face of federal government’s response to COVID-19. More than a year ago, Americans welcomed Anthony Fauci into their homes as a sober scientist who was helping them make sense of a deadly new virus. But he has worn…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • Trump’s bashing of McConnell sends a message

    Isaac Schorr of National Review Online assesses the political impact of the latest verbal attack from the 45th president. When Donald Trump unloaded on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell over the weekend, it harkened back to the glory days of his presidency, when his bombastic speeches would generate…
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. school closings’ toll on students’ mental health. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains that bigger government isn’t the answer to any of today’s pressing problems.
    Mitch Kokai, April 14, 2021
  • Will Biden effectively ban gas-powered cars?

    Editors at Issues and Insights warn readers to beware new regulations from the Biden administration that could have drastic impacts on their driving habits. In the next couple of months, the Environmental Protection Agency will issue new fuel economy standards that could be impossible for carmakers to meet…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021
  • Supreme Court order boosts religious liberty

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist highlights an important ruling from the nation’s highest court. On Friday, for the fifth time the U.S. Supreme Court slapped down a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding anti-religious COVID restrictions established by California’s embattled Gov. Gavin Newsom. The court’s unsigned order…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021