Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • A dentistry crisis

    Joel Strom writes for the Washington Examiner about a little-known American health care challenge. Few things are more concerning than kids without access to quality medical care. That’s especially true when the kids in question have special needs. Yet at this very moment, tens of thousands of special-needs…
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
  • ‘Squad’ raises money from Democratic squabble

    Todd Shepherd of the Washington Free Beacon reports an interesting twist in the feud between high-profile leftist members of Congress and their Democratic colleagues. The political action committee that helped cement the rise of the four Democratic congresswomen who eventually became known as “the Squad” has launched a…
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
  • Free-speech restrictions more dangerous than crazy speech

    John Fund of National Review Online urges policymakers not to go overboard in attempts to combat hateful speech. As horrifying as the killings by the El Paso and Dayton shooters are, let’s not make free speech another casualty of these murders. In the wake of the El Paso…
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
  • National Review editors on white supremacy: ‘Crush this evil’

    Editors at National Review Online take aim at an odious ideology. In America, as abroad, we see our fair share of inexplicable violence. But the patterns on display over the last few years have revealed that we are contending here not with another “lone wolf,” but with the…
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online about the ongoing impact of the 25-year-old Leandro school-funding legal dispute. The Daily Journal argues that the recent N.C. partisan gerrymandering trial avoided a key question.
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2019
  • Martin Center column explores low N.C. graduation rates

    [3:15 p.m. note: This post has been edited to correct an error in the original article.] David Waugh writes for the Martin Center about poor graduation rates among N.C. colleges. The era of the four-year bachelor’s degree is over; today, only top students graduate within the traditional college timeline.
    Mitch Kokai, August 5, 2019
  • Obama’s legacy bound to face more attacks from Democrats

    Matt Margolis explains at PJMedia.com why we should expect Democratic presidential candidates to take more shots against the last Democratic president’s record. After the CNN debates earlier this week, many were shocked to see 2020 Democrats go after Joe Biden by trashing the Obama-Biden years. Biden himself said…
    Mitch Kokai, August 5, 2019
  • Extending the Janus argument to lawyers

    Jacob Huebert, James Baehr, and Dane Ciolino write for Louisiana’s Pelican Institute that the successful argument in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus case should have a broader impact. The First Amendment guarantees every American’s freedom of speech and freedom of association. That means we all get to choose…
    Mitch Kokai, August 5, 2019