Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 7)

  • The human element of the rat problem

    In the wake of the Baltimore brouhaha, Grayce McCormick writes for the Washington Examiner about the human role in rat infestation. Are there more rats in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore? Experts say there’s no way to know. As rats in East Coast cities have found their way into…
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • Assessing the media response to the latest mass shootings

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon explores media reaction to the latest mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Journalists tend to get especially animated when reporting on and pontificating about gun violence tragedies. Most journalists are human beings, so in many ways this is just a normal…
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • House Democrats fixated on Kavanaugh

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller reports on U.S. House Democrats’ efforts to besmirch the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee asked the National Archives Tuesday to release documents from Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s service in the George W. Bush White House. The request…
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • Neither left nor right has cure for what ails us

    Jonah Goldberg of National Review Online questions politically motivated responses to the latest mass shootings. America is sick. Just about everybody recognizes it, and we didn’t need two more mass shootings to convince anybody of anything. Most Americans think the country is on the wrong track, despite a…
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • Columnist probes sense that ‘vagueness is coming’

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online explores reactions to the most recent mass shootings. TV Tropes, a delightful encyclopedia of fiction ideas and clichés, came up with a term to describe those scenes where a character senses something in the air and warns that dark times are ahead,…
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on North Carolina’s response to hemp as a potential cash crop. Brenee Goforth’s Daily Journal highlights North Carolina’s tax on illegal drugs.
    Mitch Kokai, August 8, 2019
  • Martin Center column focuses on apprenticeships

    Kristiana Bolzman writes for the Martin Center about recent developments related to apprenticeships. A quick scan of the news confirms that college students spend more on higher education than ever before, but they lack the necessary skills to succeed in the workplace. Apprenticeship programs could offer a promising college…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2019
  • A new actor in the foreign policy debate

    Sumantra Maitra highlights for the Federalist a new organization hoping to play a role in the debate over future U.S. foreign policy. John Quincy Adams is having a moment of renewal in America. The sixth U.S. president was instrumental in shaping America’s grand strategy, yet is not considered…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2019