Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 3)

  • Rioters are likely to turn on Christianity

    Nathan Stone writes for the Federalist about a likely turn in the disturbing nationwide campaign to topple monuments and statues. The idea that Christianity is or has been infected with white supremacy is not new. Susan Abrahams, the dean of faculty at Pacific School of Religion, blamed “White…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • Oregon demonstrates vote-by-mail problems

    Jim Pasero and Bridget Barton write for the Washington Examiner about Oregon’s recent experience with voting by mail. If the 2020 pandemic makes vote-by-mail inevitable for this November’s presidential election, the nation needs to know how not to do it the Oregon way, which encourages ballot harvesting. In…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • Princeton’s rejection of Wilson could have a domino effect

    Chrissy Clark explains for the Washington Free Beacon how Princeton University’s treatment of its former president and former U.S. President Wooodrow Wilson could have a broader impact. Princeton University’s decision to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from campus could have a domino effect on other institutions bearing the name…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • Biden and ‘dementia politics’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores cognitive problems plaguing former Vice President Joe Biden as he campaigns for the White House. Joe Biden is tragically suffering a mental eclipse and sliding away at a geometric rate. Understandably, his handlers have kept him out of sight. He…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • National Review editors take aim at the chief justice

    Editors at National Review Online share their displeasure about U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts‘ recent rulings. The Constitution does not prohibit Louisiana from requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in hospitals near where they operate. We know this fact from reading it; from the debates over the ratification…
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a big win to school choice supporters. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why N.C. policymakers should say no to targeted tax breaks.
    Mitch Kokai, July 1, 2020
  • ‘Flattening the curve’ as bait and switch

    Karl Dierenbach writes for the Federalist about abuse of the concept of “flattening the curve.” At one point, the theory of “flattening the curve” was ubiquitous. The basic concept was that lockdowns could slow the spread of coronavirus, and this was of great importance since, as we were…
    Mitch Kokai, June 30, 2020
  • Washington Examiner profiles 11th District’s Cawthorn

    Abraham Mahshie writes for the Washington Examiner about the surprise winner in North Carolina’s 11th District Republican congressional primary. Madison Cawthorn won’t dare criticize “our great president,” despite President Trump’s siding with his Republican primary rival in a contest the 24-year-old ended up winning. But Cawthorn will call out…
    Mitch Kokai, June 30, 2020