Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • Martin Center column addresses credibility issues in nutrition science

    Anthony Hennen of the Martin Center focuses on credibility concerns in nutrition science. In recent years, psychology has dealt with a legitimacy crisis. Many influential psychological studies could not be reproduced by other psychologists, discrediting some key insights and weakening academic faith in the entire field. Nutrition science has…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • Media outlets harming Democrats with the push for impeachment

    Mollie Hemingway of the Federalist argues that major media outlets are hurting their allies in the Democratic Party. Right up through the end of Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.) impeachment hearings, the media were impeachment’s most enthusiastic supporters. While they’ve been convinced of the need to impeach President Donald…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • Conservative ‘progressive’ justice reforms

    Lars Trautman writes for the Washington Examiner about the conservative nature of some purportedly progressive criminal justice proposals. The term “progressive prosecutor” has catapulted into the national consciousness and has dominated discussions about prosecutorial reform that it has become nearly synonymous with the idea of reform itself. The…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • Democrats and ‘dark’ money

    Joe Schoffstall of the Washington Free Beacon documents Democrats’ dalliance with “dark” money. Democratic donors have built a formidable dark money network to obscure the source of more than $600 million funneled to liberal groups and initiatives last year, tax forms show. The massive cash flow came from…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • A ‘check-the-box’ impeachment panned

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online pans the process used to proceed with presidential impeachment. Nancy Pelosi said she undertook impeachment “prayerfully,” and apparently what she was praying was that she could get it over with as soon as possible. The House is preparing to send a flagrantly…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • National Review not heading to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Editors at National Review Online explain their disappointment with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that hits close to home. We are disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up our appeal in the case of National Review Inc. v. Michael E. Mann, and we can…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on Robeson County’s return to a controversial asset forfeiture program with the federal government. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolina needs more businesses.
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2019
  • Failing to learn from impeachment history

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist argues Democrats seem to have ignored valuable lessons from past presidential impeachment probes. The history of impeachment proceedings in the modern era, from Nixon to Clinton to Trump, shows that a successful impeachment needs three things: it must be bipartisan, it must…
    Mitch Kokai, November 26, 2019