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There is no doubt that America has become more divided, less cohesive, and a lot less civil over the last few decades.
It’s a phenomenon that commentators on both sides of the political spectrum have noticed and reflected on for years.
Conservatives often point to the proliferation of liberal indoctrination in academia or an increasingly ideological and activist news media. Those on the left, meanwhile, are apt to lay the blame on President Trump, the personification of all of their fears and anxieties.
Of all the issues that divide us, none seems as inimical to reasoned discussion as identity politics. Conservatives excoriate such politics as politically...