Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 6)

  • Defenders of overly loose voting rules offer poor arguments

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online rebuts critics of his earlier writing on protecting the democratic process. I don’t normally cite random idiots on Twitter to make a point, but, since my subject is the American voter and the random idiot on Twitter is a pretty good stand-in…
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill to protect nonprofit donors’ anonymity in North Carolina. Andy Taylor’s CJ Opinion explains how today’s British Conservatives offer useful lessons in governance to American Republicans.
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2021
  • The Right AOC on Point: Playing politics instead of baseball hurts the people

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains how Major League Baseball’s commissioner is ruining the game. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at and
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
  • Georgia voting law reporting showcases ‘legacy media corruption’

    Emily Jashinsky of the Federalist focuses on the mainstream media’s key role in misleading people about Georgia’s new voting law. The media’s false reporting about new election legislation in Georgia whipped up a controversy that left millions of people grossly misinformed, frightened voters, mired major corporations in high-stakes…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
  • Tax plan suggests Biden might be misreading Congress

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner challenges President Biden’s assertion that he knows what Congress will accept in moving forward with bipartisan deals on major issues. President Joe Biden is struggling to come to terms with the Congress he has. All indications suggest he is firing off legislation…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
  • Solar industry’s ties to forced Chinese labor should concern us

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights inconvenient facts for solar energy advocates. An unlikely coalition of Republicans, Democrats, and labor leaders are concerned by the solar industry’s dependence on goods linked to Chinese forced labor camps, a development that threatens President Joe Biden’s push for a…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
  • Biden’s tax plan would touch the middle class

    Daniel Pilla explains at National Review Online how President Biden’s tax proposals would affect more than just “the rich,” regardless of his administration’s rhetoric. President Biden’s promise to raise taxes only on the richest Americans cannot possibly be upheld if he is successful with the centerpiece of his…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
  • Questioning an accepted truth about voter turnout

    Kevin Williamson asks National Review Online readers to consider whether government actually works better with more voter participation. Much of the discussion about proposed changes to voting laws backed by many Republicans and generally opposed by Democrats begs the question and simply asserts that having more people vote…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021