Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 4)

  • Democrats turn the clock back more than four decades

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner looks at Democrats’ strategy for presidential impeachment. House Democrats are building a Watergate-like impeachment case against President Trump based on his refusal to turn over documents or allow witness testimony lawmakers are demanding as part of their impeachment inquiry. The articles of…
    Mitch Kokai, October 10, 2019
  • The Supreme Court and gun control

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon explores the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to move ahead with a gun-control case from New York City. The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would not dismiss a gun rights case against New York City, rejecting the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 10, 2019
  • A school reform battle

    Karl Zinsmeister writes for National Review Online about the fight to reform America’s public schools. Whose argument is this? “The teacher unions currently have no countervailing force. We envision the National Parents Union as being able to . . . redirect the conversation from one about adults to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 10, 2019
  • Impeachment dispute will get worse

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online predicts the future course of the presidential impeachment debate. What happens — or what is likely to happen — is that the Democratic-controlled House votes to impeach and the GOP-controlled Senate votes to acquit, and the country moves on to the 2020…
    Mitch Kokai, October 10, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that it’s hard to distinguish between flu and vaping-related illnesses. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal challenges the claim that political polarization is based mostly on Republicans’ shift to the right.
    Mitch Kokai, October 10, 2019
  • Martin Center column examines independent Christian study centers

    Josh Bowman writes for the Martin Center about the role of independent Christian study centers. Local pastors, faculty, and others, though, have begun to pursue innovative ways to re-insert a Christian presence back into the life of universities while remaining independent of higher education’s bureaucracy. They have, instead, begun…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2019
  • Trump’s Syria stance offers Congress an opportunity

    David Harsanyi of the Federalist urges Congress to do more than just complain about President Trump’s proposed policy for Syria. If you want to stop Donald Trump from making unilateral decisions regarding war and peace, then stop letting all presidents make unilateral decisions about war and peace. It’s…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2019
  • Impeachment talk hurts Biden’s case

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner reports on the impact for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden of the incessant chatter surrounding presidential impeachment. Joe Biden’s pitch to voters about his strong working relationship with congressional Republicans, should he be elected to the White House, has taken a hit…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2019