Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 4)

  • Big-dollar liberal donor wants support for Green New Deal

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports on one large-scale liberal donor’s requirements for 2020 presidential candidates. The secretive Democracy Alliance donor club is hoping its nearly $300 million in political spending this cycle will result in a new political leadership willing to advance liberal ideas such…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
  • Looking for a better bargain in higher education

    James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley urge National Review Online readers to choose a “cheap” college or none at all. As the Chronicle [of Higher Education] notes, “to the company, a college degree matters mostly because it suggests that a candidate has acquired the right mix of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
  • Williamson plugs the division of labor

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online asks readers to consider the importance of the division of labor. I would like you to entertain, for a moment, an idea that might sound a little eccentric, or maybe as plain and obvious as a thing can be. It is this:…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on two new appointments that give Democrats an 8-7 advantage on the N.C. Court of Appeals. The Daily Journal probes a proposal to add a financial literacy class to the N.C. high school curriculum.
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
  • National Review column pushes new consideration of Farr for federal bench

    Deroy Murdock devotes his latest column at National Review Online to the case for renominating Raleigh attorney Tom Farr to the federal bench. Conservative activists are disappointed with Senator Tim Scott (R., S.C.), normally an ally. They are puzzled by his opposition to North Carolina attorney Tom Farr…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
  • Martin Center president ponders NCSU’s approach to free speech

    Jenna Robinson’s latest Martin Center column focuses on improvement in N.C. State University’s approach to free speech on campus. Free speech on North Carolina’s campuses has come a long way in the last decade. North Carolina State University is the most recent school to earn a “green light” from…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
  • A red wave for 2020?

    Border Patrol advocate Brandon Judd uses a Fox News column to make the case for an upcoming electoral “red wave” (a stark contrast to 2018 electoral projections). President Trump’s shrewd governance, along with unforced errors by the Democratic Party, has the president positioned to not only win the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
  • Walter Williams bemoans millennials’ embrace of socialism

    Walter Williams‘ latest column at focuses on millennials’ misguided approach toward socialism. If one needed evidence of the gross ignorance of millennials, and their teachers and college professors, it’s their solid support for socialism and socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Socialism has produced tragedy wherever it…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019