The Crisis of Permanent Polarization
The Crisis of Permanent Polarization “I want the Republican Party to be punished. But I probably shouldn’t.”
November 22, 2020
The Disease of Delegitimization
The Disease of Delegitimization Extremism in the imagined defense of democracy is no virtue.
November 12, 2020
The Case for Guarded Optimism
The Case for Guarded Optimism With or without court-packing, a Biden administration will be worse than Republicans wish but better than they fear
October 15, 2020
Why Idealism is the Enemy of Democracy
Why Idealism is the Enemy of Democracy As Trump fades from the scene, we should try not to be righteous.
October 06, 2020
On Romance and Being in a Constant State of Alarm
On Romance and Being in a Constant State of Alarm There is something thrilling about living at the end of the world.
September 29, 2020
How the Death of Faith Will Hurt the Left
How the Death of Faith Will Hurt the Left A secularized America is not necessarily a better place.
September 15, 2020
The Distortion of a Virus and the End of American Exceptionalism
The Distortion of a Virus and the End of American Exceptionalism Is Trump responsible for COVID panic—or is the media also to blame?
September 10, 2020