Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 3)

  • Warren shouldn’t blame sexism

    Alexandra DeSanctis uses a National Review Online column to push back against the argument that sexism is hurting Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. Warren now sits at just 14.8 percent in the RCP average, in third place behind Bernie Sanders, with about half the support Biden has.
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
  • ‘Medicare for all’ as campaign killer

    Mathew Continetti writes at National Review Online about the negative political impact of supporting “Medicare for all” proposals. Yes, it helps to have a reason for your candidacy beyond media reports that you check all the right boxes. But the argument that [Kamala] Harris flopped because of a…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on a grant that helps hospitals deal with storm damage. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal argues that the UNC System’s governing board tried to resolve one scandal but created another one.
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
  • Martin Center column tackles ‘red pedagogy’

    Shannon Watkins of the Martin Center focuses on a recent controversy surrounding a proposed N.C. charter school. Schools of education have particularly become the home of critical theorists—who aim to radically alter society according to a Marxist-informed vision. Critical theorists’ campaign to insert their “revolutionary” ideas into K-12 classroom…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
  • No, AOC, it’s socialism that starves people

    Cheryl Chumley of the Washington Times examines another ill-advised pronouncement from freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in her normal screeching manner, just raised national hackles by saying people will starve — starve! — because the Agriculture Department, under President Donald Trump’s watch, is reeling…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
  • The economy and the 2020 presidential election

    Steve Cortes writes for Real Clear Politics about potential electoral implications of the latest economic news. The blowout economic news released Friday in the November employment report signals an acceleration of the extraordinary labor market trends in America and may well forecast the reelection of President Trump. After…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
  • Bad news for San Francisco’s quality of life

    Kerry Jackson explains at the Daily Caller how progressive policy preferences are likely to affect San Francisco residents. San Francisco garnered national headlines with the election of its new district attorney, a progressive, which means there will be zero progress made in the homelessness crisis, and little if…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
  • Making China pay price for brutality

    Danielle Pletka and Derek Scissors write for the American Enterprise Institute about one means of striking back against the communist Chinese government’s evil acts. Last month, the United States government issued sanctions against eight Chinese companies for complicity in the crackdown on Chinese Muslims in Xinjiang. As many…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019