Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 7)

  • Democratic Plans Could Force Entrepreneurs to Dump Businesses

    Zachary Halaschak of the Washington Examiner highlights one likely consequence of a disturbing Democratic tax proposal. A Democratic plan to counter inequality by taxing unrealized capital gains of billionaires could harm the growth of companies and imperil their founders’ influence. The plan, just one on a menu of…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2021
  • TSwift Plays Role in Virginia’s Gubernatorial Battle

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon explains how one of the world’s biggest music stars is influencing the Virginia governor’s race. Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D.) is attempting to cash in on Taylor Swift’s reputation by highlighting his Republican opponent’s ties to the shadowy plot to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2021
  • Talk of Defunding the Police Lingers

    Nate Hochman ponders at National Review Online the ongoing campaign to defund police. It’s been a year since cities across America were swept up in the frenzy of decriminalization, decarceration, and leniency that followed last summer’s widespread Black Lives Matter protests. It’s been at least six months since…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2021
  • Bernie’s Bad Ideas Exposed Again

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online documents what he labels U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “big October.” Bernie Sanders has already had quite the October. He started it by insisting that the Senate should be able to pass bills with just 48 votes out of 100. Now, per Axios, he…
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the General Assembly finalizing a bill to create a “regulatory sandbox” in the financial and insurance industries. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion argues that the political left loathes true political diversity.  …
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2021
  • Gauging the Supreme Court’s Support for Second Amendment

    Mark Overstreet asks in a Federalist column whether the U.S. Supreme Court can be trusted to uphold the Second Amendment. The Supreme Court is expected to soon hear New York State Rifle & Pistol Association (NYSRPA) v. Bruen, challenging a New York law that allows judges and police…
    Mitch Kokai, October 7, 2021
  • Biden the ‘Unifier’ Ignores Divisions

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner highlights one way in which President Biden has failed to live up to his campaign message. President Joe Biden, who campaigned on lowering the temperature after former President Donald Trump, seems resigned to the inevitability of political incivility now that he is…
    Mitch Kokai, October 7, 2021
  • Department of Justice Shows Its Political Bias

    Editors at the Washington Examiner highlight the wrong turn the U.S. Justice Department has taken under Merrick Garland. Merrick Garland’s Department of Justice has discovered a new group that poses a pressing threat to the country’s safety and wellbeing. Their potential crimes are heinous: Objecting to the propagation…
    Mitch Kokai, October 7, 2021