Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 4)

  • Senator attacks Supreme Court in gun case

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller reports one U.S. senator’s questionable approach to a gun-rights case heading toward the U.S. Supreme Court. Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island filed a legal brief before the Supreme Court in a challenge to New York City’s gun transportation regulations, advancing…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2019
  • The U.S. and a post-Brexit UK

    Chris Gavin writes for National Review Online about relations between the United States and United Kingdom after Brexit. With less than 90 days left until the United Kingdom is set to leave the EU, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has staked his new premiership on a “do or die”…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2019
  • Biden wrong on banning assault weapons

    Robert VerBruggen of National Review Online questions Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s latest claim involving assault weapons. Presidential candidate Joe Biden writes: “Many police departments have reported an increase in criminals using assault weapons since 2004. And multiple analyses of the data around mass shootings provide evidence that,…
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on confusion surrounding N.C. law and smokable hemp. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how trade wars hurt N.C. workers.
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2019
  • Warren wealth tax wouldn’t work

    Kyle Sammin of the Federalist explores one of Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s worst ideas. Even if the people were on board at a gut level, the real facts and results of implementing a wealth tax would be instantly unpopular. Warren says the tax only applies to wealth…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2019
  • Firearms cases heading to the highest court

    Melissa Quinn of the Washington Examiner looks ahead to the next round of gun-related cases that could be heading to the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket. The U.S. Supreme Court will start its next term after a summer punctuated by mass shootings that left more than two dozen dead,…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2019
  • American businesses’ increasingly illiberal policies

    Patrick Hauf of the Washington Free Beacon explores the factors driving more American businesses to the political left. (Note that my headline substitutes the more accurate word “illiberal” for the term “liberal” in Hauf’s opening line.) American businesses are adopting increasingly liberal policies and public stances due to…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2019
  • Warren, Harris, and a Ferguson lie

    David French of National Review takes two leading Democratic presidential candidates to task. On Friday afternoon, two of the leading contenders in the Democratic presidential primary lied. There’s no other fair way to put it. They flat-out spread fiction, libeled an innocent man, and stoked American divisions —…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2019