Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 9)

  • Hillary warns of ‘fascist takeover’

    Becket Adams writes for the Washington Examiner about the latest pronouncement from former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned this weekend that President Trump’s administration is a gateway to fascism. “The idea that [fascism] can’t happen here is just old-fashioned, my friends,” the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
  • Cutting out carbon tax talk

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller documents conservative opposition to a proposed carbon tax. Seventy-five conservative groups signed a public letter to Congress opposing “any carbon tax” days after reports that Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney openly considered backing carbon tax bill. “We oppose any carbon tax,” conservative…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
  • Reviewing the Clinton impeachment

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online reviews the factors that contributed to then-President Bill Clinton’s impeachment. Given that the Clinton impeachment, as a practical matter, acted as a censure vote and Clinton’s misconduct didn’t involve his core presidential duties, there’s a good argument that a formal censure would…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
  • Fund focuses on Biden flip-flop

    John Fund writes for National Review Online about the latest challenges for Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden. When Joe Biden announced last month, he became the instant Democratic front-runner, based on his stature and huge name ID. But is he a front-runner like Walter Mondale, another former vice…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. Senate consideration of a bill to relax restrictions on craft distilleries. The Daily Journal highlights a new report urging a cutback of federal aid to state and local governments.
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
  • Martin Center column focuses on alumni action at Davidson

    Martin Center President Jenna Robinson devotes her latest column to recent actions from Davidson College alumni. Davidson College has an impressive academic reputation. It has a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Nearly 90 percent of its courses have fewer than 30 students each. Its six-year graduation rate is 91 percent.
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2019
  • Climate change as source of every possible weather event

    John Hinderaker of the Power Line blog notes climate alarmists’ willingness to attribute every possible weather-related peculiarity to climate change. I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the fact that Lake Superior and other Great Lakes were nearing record high levels this year. Which was bad, of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2019
  • Restoring the meaning of liberalism

    Peter Berkowitz writes for Real Clear Politics about contrasting views about the concept of “liberalism.” The term “liberalism” ranks among the most contested in our political lexicon. It should also be regarded as among the most vital. In the large sense, liberalism names the modern tradition of freedom.
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2019