A few things online that caught my attention this week:
A memorial dinner at the White House. J.D. Salinger declined.
Who turned the South to the GOP? Was it politicians or pastors?
Are centrists hostile to democracy?
John McWhorter on Ta-Nehisi Coates
I loved this essay in 2005 when it appeared and I still love it.
Americans have always loved to relax
Catholics, civic virtue, and the common good
David Moore interviews Ross Douthat
Kelly Baker reviews Come Sunday
Where was Memorial Day born?
A new collection of Wendell Berry essays