Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 4)

  • A ‘judicial rebellion’ decried

    Tom Trinko of the American Thinker raises concerns about activist judges who are unwilling to let President Trump exercise his constitutional role. We are witnessing a treasonous rebellion by leftist judges who are declaring the last election null and void. At the core of these traitors’ arguments is…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2018
  • Continetti considers the rush toward Oprah

    Matthew Continetti‘s latest Washington Free Beacon column ponders Democrats’ prospects for 2020. Oh, to have been a fly on the wall in Elizabeth Warren’s house as people went crazy over the prospect of Oprah 2020. I can only imagine Warren’s reaction. Did she yell at the TV? Mutter…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the mixed response to a restart model for low-performing N.C. public schools. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Medicaid needs work requirements.
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2018
  • Martin Center column probes dearth of apprenticeships

    Anthony Hennen uses a Martin Center column to explore the current state of apprenticeships. Within the fractious realm of higher education policy, one of the few ideas to gain bipartisan support is the expansion of technical training for young workers, largely through apprenticeships. Both the political left and right…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018
  • Prison population shrinking

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon details the latest data linked to Americans in prison. State and federal prison populations dropped in 2016, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced Wednesday, making three successive years of decline in the national incarceration rate. This decline led to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018
  • Supreme Court could give states more leeway to clean up voting rolls

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller assesses the U.S. Supreme Court’s response to a case involving Ohio’s efforts to keep its voter rolls up to date. The Supreme Court hinted it may allow states more flexibility to remove registered voters from state rolls during a lively argument on…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018
  • Two steps toward repairing damage linked to fractured politics

    Christopher DeMuth offers National Review Online readers two ideas that would help address problems linked to our current state of polarized politics. [L]et me argue for two concrete institutional reforms. First, the Senate should abolish the filibuster and the single-member “hold” on nominations and legislative motions. It should…
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018
  • A new era of celebrity presidents

    Heather Wilhelm uses a National Review Online column to contrast public reactions to two inexperienced celebrities as potential American presidents. Donald Trump, it is fair to say, is not boring. He’s also our first official inexperienced celebrity president, ready to pump up the volume to 11 and beyond.
    Mitch Kokai, January 12, 2018