Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • Voter ID remains popular despite Democrats’ attacks

    Kerry Picket writes for the Washington Examiner about the continuing popularity of voter identification. According to an Associated Press poll, 72% of respondents support showing a photo identification in order to vote. Between the parties, 91% of Republicans and 56% of Democrats support the policy. A similar result…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • Biden’s green energy plans raise questions for union allies

    Rebecca Rainey and Eric Wolff write at Politico about concerns from one of President Biden’s traditional allies. President Joe Biden touted his $2 trillion infrastructure plan as a “once-in-a-generation” effort to tackle climate change while creating millions of “good paying jobs.” Some unions warn that it may ultimately…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • The presidency our founders created

    Joseph Bessette and Gary Schmitt of the American Enterprise Institute remind us about the role the president is supposed to play in our constitutional system. … [W]hen it came time to craft a new constitutional order for the federal union, a more capable and independent executive was needed.
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • Business groups pan Biden infrastructure plan

    Geoff Earle writes for the Daily Mail about one significant source of opposition to the president’s new $2 trillion plan. Major American business groups have lined up against President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan – even after many of them got behind his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on the growth of homeschooling during the COVID-19 pandemic. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why political fantasies can be costly.
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2021
  • Martin Center column warns of threat tied to ‘lived experience’

    Alexander Bell writes for the Martin Center about a current threat to sound discourse. … [A] reasonable interpretation can become unreasonable when interpreted through a framework that rejects alternative explanations and assumes epistemic authority based on one’s identity. Academic frameworks like critical race theory and intersectionality take anecdotes like…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
  • COVID-19 raises questions about science, politics, and truth

    Scott Atlas explores disturbing issues linked to the COVID-19 pandemic for the latest issue of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. The COVID pandemic has been a tragedy, no doubt. But it has exposed profound issues in America that threaten the principles of freedom and order that we Americans often take…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
  • Biden backs biggest tax hike since Bill Clinton

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner reminds readers about another major tax hike enacted under a Democratic president. To help pay for his latest $2 trillion spending package, President Joe Biden on Wednesday proposed the first major tax increase since 1993. That’s when President Bill Clinton signed omnibus…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021