2020 Election

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    Election fraud is too important to leave to conspiracy theorists

    Christopher Bedford of the Federalist worries about legitimate election concerns getting lost in the shadow of high-profile conspiracy theories. There’s a problem here, and it’s more than the tens of millions of dollars hopeful Americans have poured into a legal fight they feel is necessary to securing the…
    Mitch Kokai, November 24, 2020
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    Biden miffed about media scrutiny

    Tristan Justice of the Federalist probes presumptive President-elect Joe Biden’s discomfort with probing questions from mainstream media outlets. Those questions offer a stark contrast to Biden’s typical media interactions. Former Vice President Joe Biden isn’t used to getting real questions. On Friday, Biden appeared dumbfounded as to why…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2020
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    Exposing the media’s self-imposed role in determining election results

    Regular viewers of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman” might remember a short diatribe from a recent episode. (You’ll find it at the 22-minute mark here.) I chided people who spend too much time fretting about the circumstances surrounding media outlets “calling” an election. Editors at the New…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Elections for president, U.S. Senate, and governor grabbed the headlines, but people across North Carolina also voted on taxes, bonds, and alcohol measures. Joseph Coletti analyzes local referendum votes during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart predicts Gov. Roy Cooper’s likely…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports on Carolina Journal‘s role in exposing a District Court judge candidate who misled voters and officials about his eligibility for the election. John Trump’s Daily Journal urges North Carolinians to take steps that will stop Gov. Roy Cooper from returning the state to an economic…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2020
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    The RIght AOC on Point: Democrats employ questionable tactics to flip Supreme Court election

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” questions Democrat Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley’s attempt to reverse her election loss to Republican Paul Newby. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2020
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    Panning the election ‘expert’ predictions

    Cabot Phillips writes at the Daily Wire about a notable failure in 2020 election predictions. On Monday, Burgess Owens, a former NFL player and vocal critic of Colin Kaepernick, was declared the winner of Utah’s 4th Congressional District. Despite running against an incumbent and trailing by 11% in…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2020
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    Reviewing the Electoral College map

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner looks into the state of the American electorate after the 2020 presidential race. President Trump has changed the contours of the electoral map, but not all of the alterations are helpful to Republicans. Four years after Trump seized the White House in…
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2020