Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 5)

  • Race discrimination is illegal, isn’t it?

    John Hinderaker of the Power Line blog targets clear inconsistency among those in America who claim to oppose race discrimination. We live in a world in which race discrimination is ubiquitous. Universities, government agencies and all major employers systematically discriminate in favor of some races, and against others,…
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2021
  • Biden yesterday versus Biden today on court packing

    Nick Arama of RedState.com wonders which Joe Biden we should believe on the issue of packing the U.S. Supreme Court. Joe Biden announced he was signing an executive order creating a “bipartisan” commission to explore ‘reforming’ the Supreme Court. … … [T]he commission would be looking at all…
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on North Carolina’s average teacher pay topping $54,000 a year. John Hood’s CJ Opinion urges N.C. policymakers to focus on lowering the corporate tax rate.
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2021
  • Martin Center column focuses on making regional colleges competitive

    Walt Gardner writes for the Martin Center about the future viability of American regional colleges. The wage premium attached to a bachelor’s degree largely explains why high school graduates who would have previously looked for a job now apply to college. But they need to know up-front that what…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • The woke mob and the ‘wrong side of history’

    Steven Watts writes for the Federalist about challenging the political left’s approach to America’s past. “In times of change and danger,” wrote the novelist John Dos Passos, “a sense of continuity with generations gone before can stretch like a lifeline across the scary present.” For the battalions of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • Pence could run as ‘heir to Trump’

    Rob Crilly of the Washington Examiner considers former Vice President Mike Pence’s plans for the next presidential election cycle. Aides shrug off questions about 2024, but with a list of advisory board members that reads like backers, former Vice President Mike Pence’s new political group looks like a…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • Britons see an upside from Brexit

    Aaron Sibarium of the Washington Free Beacon explains one way in which Britain’s departure from the European Union has paid dividends. In March 2020, with COVID-19 bearing down on Europe, the Guardian published a stark headline: “Brexit means coronavirus vaccine will be slower to reach the UK.” The…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • Chiding the ‘wealthy and woke’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online highlights rich Americans who live to scold their “inferiors.” Ed Bastian made $17 million in 2019 as a chief executive officer of Delta Airlines, Georgia’s largest employer. Bastian just blasted Georgia’s new voting law. He thinks it is racist to require…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021