Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 7)

  • More Trump judicial nominees

    Kevin Daley of the Daily Caller writes that President Trump is taking no breaks from judicial appointments. President Donald Trump announced his eighteenth wave of judicial nominees Wednesday night, just four days after the Senate confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Wednesday’s nominees include two…
    Mitch Kokai, October 12, 2018
  • Keeping Hillary in the spotlight

    Kyle Smith explains at National Review Online why he would love to see Hillary Clinton make another run for president. Can you feel the excitement? Hillary Clinton is in The Atlantic, telling us how democracy is in crisis. She is on CNN, telling Christiane Amanpour that only when…
    Mitch Kokai, October 12, 2018
  • N.C. case highlights overcriminalization problem

    James Copland and Rafael Mangual devote a National Review Online column to the larger implications of a well-publicized N.C. story linked to Hurricane Florence. In the wake of Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prosecutors served Tammie Hedges with a twelve-count criminal indictment. Hedges runs a non-profit group, Crazy’s Claws…
    Mitch Kokai, October 12, 2018
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    N.C. lawmakers returned to Raleigh earlier this month for the first of multiple sessions that will likely address Hurricane Florence relief. Rick Henderson assesses the first round of hurricane-related legislation during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops analyzes challenges for public school systems and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 12, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on “communication challenges” within the UNC system’s Board of Governors. George Leef’s Daily Journal focuses on universities and the “coddling” of the American mind.
    Mitch Kokai, October 12, 2018
  • The GOP and blue states

    Much of this year’s political debate has involved the potential for a “blue wave” election sweeping Democrats into offices across the United States. But Patrick Hauf offers the Washington Examiner ideas Republicans can use to win elections in blue states. The late, great Charles Krauthammer is often quoted…
    Mitch Kokai, October 11, 2018
  • Wells Fargo bucks anti-gun trend among big banks

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details a decision from Wells Fargo that flies in the face of current politically correct behavior. Wells Fargo issued a new $40 million line of credit to the gun company Sturm, Ruger & Co. last week bucking the trend of big…
    Mitch Kokai, October 11, 2018
  • The next UN ambassador

    Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller highlights potential choices to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has five names in mind to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 11, 2018