Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 8)

  • The Constitution’s role in sorting through electoral confusion

    Ryan Williams and Kevin Roberts write for the Federalist about their efforts to “game out” the 2020 election. There is no shortage of polls or pundits predicting the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. But “outcomes” include more than simply election results. Who is gaming out how America—and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • American allies worry about election chaos

    Joel Gehrke of the Washington Examiner reports concerns from American allies about the pending election. American adversaries and rogue nations around the world sense a “power vacuum” in the United States in the final days of the 2020 presidential elections that raises the risk of foreign policy crises,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • Elect Biden, kill 2 million jobs

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a recent analysis of one economic policy proposal from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. One of Joe Biden’s top economic policy priorities could kill as many as two million new jobs, a new report finds. Biden has championed a $15…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • Warning about the ‘redistributionist right’

    Michael Watson delivers National Review Online readers a warning about an unwise policy favored by some on the political right. If making American workplace relations more like those in the social-democratic countries of continental Europe sounds like something out of the political program of Senators Elizabeth Warren (D.,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • Trump, health care, and the battle against COVID-19

    John Goodman and Marie Fishpaw write for National Review Online about Trump administration health care changes and the impact for COVID-19. Our health-care system is experiencing rapid, powerful change, far more consequential than is generally recognized. Although these changes are welcomed by many in the health-policy community,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on John Locke Foundation research that exposes the bad math driving Gov. Roy Cooper’s Medicaid expansion plans. The Daily Journal highlights one scholar’s assessment of the role of court precedent for a judge who supports originalism.
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
  • Martin Center column probes UNC campus ‘transparency’

    KC Johnson writes for the Martin Center about misuse of transparency in UNC Chapel Hill’s dealings with the campus newspaper. “Sunlight,” Justice Louis Brandeis once wrote, “is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.” Few aspects of the contemporary academy more need enhanced…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020
  • Businesses could face federal, state tax hikes in 2021

    Patrick Gleason of Americans for Tax Reform offers Forbes readers a warning about one potential impact of the fall election: tax hikes in 2021. Aside from the Supreme Court and other judicial appointments, among the most significant achievements of the Trump administration thus far is the corporate tax…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020