Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 8)

  • Biden’s bogus bipartisanship and the U.S. House’s future

    David Catron of the American Spectator argues that President Biden’s questionable approach to bipartisanship is likely to cost Democrats control of the U.S. House of Representatives. Despite his pledge to work across the aisle with Republicans, Biden never had any intention of doing so. This became manifestly obvious…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • California’s ‘ethnic studies’ plan should generate widespread concern

    Anna Mussmann writes for the Federalist about a left-coast proposal that should concern anyone interested in public education. Political activists are working to control the historical consciousness of students in California. State legislators are pushing to make courses in ethnic studies as universal an experience as P.E. and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • Biden’s two-headed infrastructure package could be doomed

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner explains why President Biden’s approach to large-scale infrastructure packages could fail. The White House’s decision to push twin sprawling infrastructure packages is complicating its pathway to passage and the Biden administration’s messaging strategy. President Joe Biden unveiled his monster $2.25 trillion “American…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • Chinese communism resembles all other types: Some are more equal than others

    Therese Shaheen writes at National Review Online about fundamental contradictions baked into the brand of communism employed in the People’s Republic of China. The forced encampment by the Chinese Communist Party of nearly 2 million members of minority groups in China’s western Xinjiang province is perhaps the largest…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • Exposing a COVID-19 ‘obesity trap’

    Jack Butler writes at National Review Online about an unhealthy side effect of the coronavirus pandemic. … [T]wo aspects of the coronavirus era have become clearer. Both of them concern weight, and both suggest that one of the key ways our society reacted was an obvious mistake —…
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on the dispute between Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican lawmakers over Opportunity Scholarships. Donald Bryson’s CJ Opinion highlights the Scottish roots of freedom on National Tartan Day.
    Mitch Kokai, April 6, 2021
  • Martin Center column critiques UNC governing boards

    Jay Schalin of the Martin Center accuses UNC System governing boards of “fiddling while reason burns.” The “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” (DEI) paradigm is sweeping through academia. Its increasing use as an ethical basis for enacting university policies is no small matter. Rather, it is monumental: it signals a…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • Coke, baseball, and disturbing changes in America

    Clarice Feldman of the American Thinker ponders disturbing changes in two staples of American life. Until very recently, it would have been hard to imagine anything more iconic of American life than Coca Cola and baseball. Today both remind me of Benito Mussolini’s corporatist – aka, fascist —…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021