A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Historian Mark Lilla talks with NPR about identity politics.
Islamism, Trumpism, and the politics of meaning
Trump and Tammany Hall
David Ochinsky reviews Steven Hahn, A Nation Without Borders: The United States and It’s World in the Age of the Civil War, 1830-1910
What happened to the hatchet job?
Race and the Crimson Tide
The photo that changed America in 1863
Johann Neem: “After the Know-Nothings”
A history of fake news
How white evangelicals should respond to the election of Donald Trump
John Turner’s recent piece on Trump and evangelicals is dripping with sarcasm
Remembering the Gettysburg Address