Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • Congress adopts campus-style chaos

    Victor Davis Hanson argues at National Review Online that Capitol Hill is beginning to resemble the campus quad. The polarizing atmosphere of the university has now spread to Congress. During the recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, we witnessed how college values have become the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2018
  • McCarthy takes on Democrats’ anti-Kavanaugh arguments

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online critiques Democrats’ attempts to delay a vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Delay, Delay, Delay strategy to stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court is taking the predictable course. Once they got Republicans to agree to the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2018
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has seen some good news in recent years when it comes to free-speech protections on college campuses. Jenna Robinson of the Martin Center for Academic Renewal explains during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts delves into the history of certificate-of-need restrictions on…
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Will Rierson reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Hometown Debate focusing on the state’s proposed voter ID constitutional amendment. Jenna Robinson’s Daily Journal explains how more information might help more college students avoid crippling debt.
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2018
  • Kavanaugh split gets even uglier

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest demonstration of the political polarization involving the Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Republicans and Democrats are ramping up accusatory tweets, floor speech insults, and hallway criticisms of each other as the Senate hurdles toward what the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018
  • American universities and Chinese telecoms

    Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon details new action from Republican lawmakers involving federal education officials. Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers are urging the Department of Education to release a comprehensive list of institutions involved in any partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei amid national security concerns.
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018
  • Liberals bankroll ‘conservative’ groups that want government action on climate change

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller documents the role liberal groups play in so-called conservative campaigns targeting climate change. Wealthy charitable foundations spent $10 million on an effort that included handing money to conservative and libertarian think tanks and grassroots organizations to promote “a stable climate” and “a…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018
  • Viewing Kavanaugh as part of a narrative

    Jonah Goldberg dissects at National Review Online the approach some left-of-center commentators take toward U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Why is Brett Kavanaugh so upset? It’s a question few ask because so many already think they know the answer. The most common explanation — the hot take…
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018