Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 3)

  • Hunter Biden and media corruption

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist highlights major media outlets’ failure to follow the facts of the Hunter Biden scandal. It’s hard to read Anne Applebaum’s recent article on the Hunter Biden scandal at The Atlantic without guffawing at the outlandishness of her argument, which is that the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • Marshall never would have served on the Supreme Court under Schumer’s rules

    Noemie Emery of the Washington Examiner reminds us about an importance piece of U.S. Supreme Court history. Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., seems to have been in a strange frame of mind since Donald Trump nominated Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court late in September.
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • Senator questions Chinese influence over American students

    Yuichiro Kakutani of the Washington Free Beacon reports a new round of questions about Chinese influence in American schools. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) is demanding that the College Board explain its decades-long partnership with a Chinese front group that has allowed Beijing to influence thousands of American…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • Biden attacks a ‘great American industry’

    That’s the way National Review editor Rich Lowry describes the Democratic presidential nominee’s approach to fossil fuels. Joe Biden wants to take one of the great American success stories of the past several decades and drive it into the ground. He would turn his back on the stupendous…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • Biden energy policy would prove destructive

    Editors at National Review Online pan the Democratic presidential nominee’s approach toward energy. Whoever’s job it is to tell Joe Biden what he thinks about oil is dropping the ball. Biden has been all over the map. With an eye toward the corner of the map marked “Pennsylvania”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on early turnout for North Carolina’s election. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why current N.C. election campaigns are doing more priming than persuading,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2020
  • Big Tech and a national company town

    Nathanael Blake of the Federalist argues that major technology companies are transforming the United States into a “giant company town.” Company towns … are mostly a thing of the past in this country, and not all were as exploitative as the one in “Sixteen Tons.” By the standards…
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020
  • Washington Examiner explores impact of vote for Trump

    Editors at the Washington Examiner explain why a vote for Donald Trump represents more than just support for one flawed political leader. President Trump’s character is no national secret. He is crude, sometimes brutal, and manifestly not what most people would call “presidential.” He admits as much himself.
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2020