Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 8)

  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Johnny Kampis reports for Carolina Journal Online on federal legislation to boost access to rural broadband service. John Hood’s Daily Journal explores Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to allow rioters to topple Confederate monuments on the State Capitol grounds.
    Mitch Kokai, June 24, 2020
  • Another warning about public school political indoctrination

    Katya Sedgwick delivers Federalist readers a warning about partisan politics in public schools. For years, conservatives have been sounding the alarm about anti-American indoctrination in public schools. They’ve pointed out the dangers of mainstreaming of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. They’ve exposed the racialism…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • Democrats quietly predicting Biden ‘landslide’

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner highlights Democratic leaders’ reactions to recent electoral developments. Democrats, including Joe Biden, are trying not to jinx themselves as the political tide seems to turn against President Trump. “Ignore the polls. We can’t take anything for granted this November — the stakes…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • Supreme Court has another chance to address Second Amendment issues

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the U.S. Supreme Court’s next opportunity to address gun-rights issues. In 2013, Lori Rodriguez called San Jose police to her home because her husband was having a mental health crisis and making violent threats. Seven years later, she is petitioning…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • Presidential campaign as a ship in stormy seas

    Victor Davis Hanson offers National Review Online readers an interesting description of the ups and downs of a presidential campaign. Presidential campaigns are like galleons sailing into port, their metaphorical Election Day destinations. Some arrive there first, others not at all. The news cycle is the propellant wind,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • Wrong AOC faces electoral fight

    John Fund reports for National Review Online on the political prospects for U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Two years ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a 28-year-old former Bernie Sanders organizer and member of the Democratic Socialists of America. Then she won a shocking primary win over Joe Crowley, the No.
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal that online information about COVID-19 testing often differs from N.C. government guidelines. The Daily Journal credits one N.C. judge who recognizes the importance of sticking to the limits of his job.
    Mitch Kokai, June 23, 2020
  • Martin Center column explores saving the humanities

    Grattan Brown writes for the Martin Center about taking steps to save the humanities in higher education. For more than two decades, professors have been “flipping” classrooms to move course material online and use classroom time for student-centered activity and more complex, collaborative thinking. This flip strikes me as…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2020