Politics

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    Correcting the Record About Al Gore’s Response to Election Loss

    David Harsanyi writes at National Review Online in response to a recent dubious claim involving former Vice President Al Gore. Federal senior district judge Reggie Walton contends that Al Gore, unlike Donald Trump, was “a man” and “walked away” from the 2000 presidential election after losing. That’s not…
    Mitch Kokai, November 24, 2021
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    Australia’s Deference to Communist China Leads to COVID Tyranny

    Carina Benton writes for the Federalist about the sad outcome of Australia’s deference to the communist Chinese government. When Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called last year for an investigation into the origins of COVID-19, China retaliated with tariffs. Domestically, a cohort of Beijing-friendly former ambassadors, foreign and…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    John Hood’s new Carolina Journal Opinion explains how U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s handlers got N.C. politics wrong. John Trump’s CJ Opinion argues North Carolina’s alcohol regulation system caters to college kids, problem drinkers, and the poor.
    Mitch Kokai, November 22, 2021
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    Don’t Bet On Beto

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online explains why he’s not bullish on Beto O’Rourke’s latest campaign. Robert Francis O’Rourke, who likes to be called “Beto,” has decided to take a run at the Texas governor’s office, his third full-tilt charge at a buzzsaw in only a few years.
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Theresa Opeka reports for Carolina Journal Online about inflation’s potential to gobble up Thanksgiving budgets. Tami Fitzgerald’s CJ Opinion focuses on the role of “mama bears” in deciding Virginia’s election for governor.
    Mitch Kokai, November 19, 2021
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    Kamala Harris Does Not Improve With Time, Experience

    Kyle Smith writes for the New York Post about our “weird” vice president. When Kamala Harris considers movie titles that make people think of her, she probably goes straight to “Wonder Woman.” I have news for her: Every time she opens her mouth, people are wondering, “What Planet…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2021
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    Clintons’ Dirty Tricks Helped Shape Trump Coverage For Years

    Editors at the Washington Examiner blame the Clintons for much of the media campaign against Donald Trump during his campaign and presidency. Nixon knew his way around dirty tricks, but the Clintons have recently given him a run for his money. In 2016, the law firm Perkins Coie,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2021
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    Pumping Up ‘Mayor Pete’ As Biden’s Fall Continues

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon dissects a new documentary about U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg. If political consultants only made money by being good at their jobs and winning elections, you’d almost feel sorry for the people advising Democrats over the next couple of years. President…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2021