Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 8)

  • Voters on Mueller

    If Democrats who have retaken the U.S. House of Representatives want to focus on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, a Daily Caller article suggests that they might want to reconsider. Chuck Ross explains. More than half of voters polled at election sites on Tuesday said that they believe…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2018
  • Parties losing power

    One of Jonah Goldberg‘s takeaways from this week’s election: Political parties continue to lose their power. He explains at National Review Online. It is perhaps the central irony of our politics today: We live in an incredibly polarized and partisan moment, but our political parties have never been…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2018
  • Impeachment fight on the way?

    David French of National Review Online ponders prospects of a U.S. House led by Democrats pursuing the impeachment of President Trump. It is difficult to imagine a Democratic House resisting progressive demands for impeachment if [special counsel Robert] Mueller’s report is anything other than an exoneration of Donald…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Campbell Law School panel focusing on restorative justice. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights the state alcohol oversight commission’s recent decision to reward local boards for their “hard work.”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2018
  • Martin Center column focuses on universities helping businesses avoid taxes

    Sean McCarthy writes for the Martin Center about a case in which university action helped a private business avoid paying property taxes. State governments treat public university land as non-taxable because the mission of these institutions is nonprofit education. But when state legislatures aren’t careful, university administrators can take…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2018
  • Dispelling myth of Democratic unity

    J.T. Young suggests in Investor’s Business Daily that the Democratic Party might be in for an unwelcome surprise. Absence may make the heart grow fonder, but opposition can make the body grow larger. At least it can if the body is a political party. Few things do that…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2018
  • The threat of an ignorant America

    Stella Morabito of the Federalist worries about the impact of Americans’ collective ignorance. Our divisions are driven primarily by what some of us know, and what some of us do not know, about our national purpose. It’s almost surreal to have to spell this out, but I fear…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2018
  • Potential retaliation for election meddling

    Before any ballots had been counted, federal officials already had made plans to respond to outside actors attempting to meddle in midterm election results. Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon reports. The U.S. government has prepared harsh responses to any nations or groups that seek to disrupt…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2018