Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 4)

  • Bourbon in Your Mailbox

    Jarrett Dieterle writes at National Review Online about the nation’s convoluted alcohol restrictions. Americans can be forgiven for being confused. In many places, you can now get a margarita delivered to your door from the local Mexican restaurant; the brewery down the street can drop off a growler;…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2021
  • Indians, Guardians, and the Politics of Sports Team Names

    Nicholas Frankovich writes at National Review Online about the latest example of a professional sports team changing its name. “Cleveland Guardians” it will be. The news arrived on Friday, July 23, the day after the 225th anniversary of the city’s founding by a crew of Connecticut WASPs, who,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Donna King reports for Carolina Journal Online on a state House bill to join an interstate licensing agreement for mental health counselors. Mitch Kokai’s CJ Opinion rebuts false claims about the impact of proposed N.C. tax changes. Brian Balfour’s CJ Opinion highlights problems with government economic development…
    Mitch Kokai, July 27, 2021
  • Martin Center Column Highlights Davidson Alumni Fight

    Jay Schalin of the Martin Center writes about a controversy that’s motivated Davidson College alumni. At Davidson College, the frog finally realized that it’s being slowly cooked alive. As the theory goes, if you put a frog into boiling water, it will immediately jump out, but if you put…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • Biden’s Unity Vow Now a Distant Memory

    Michael Goodwin of the New York Post looks back at an unfulfilled promise from President Biden’s first day in office. Joe Biden’s inaugural speech was pedestrian at best, but its enduring virtue is that the new president left little doubt about his main focus. His presidency, he pledged…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • Controversial Kendi as False Prophet

    Christopher Rufo writes for the New York Post about controversial writer Ibram X. Kendi’s impact. Ibram X. Kendi’s name appears everywhere: in school curricula, corporate training programs, even the Navy’s official reading list. The Boston University prof is a blazing supernova in the constellation of radical-chic race activism.
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • Biden’s Gift to America: Inflation

    Lew Uhler, Peter Ferrara, and Joe Yocca write for Issues and Insights about President Biden’s destructive impact on American families’ daily lives. Excessive taxes, spending, and government regulation have once again gripped America thanks to the policies of Biden, Harris, and the progressives. The predictable result is higher…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • Alternative to the 1619 Project? Try 1776 Unites

    Ian Rowe writes at Deseret News about a preferable alternative to the misguided 1619 Project. As our country is going through a national reckoning on race, there is a newfound appetite to improve the teaching of Black and all of American history, and to underscore and celebrate the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021