A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Jeet Heer reviews Sean Wilentz’s edited collection of some of Richard Hofstadter’s most important work.
John Barry on what a virus can do to a president
Jeremy Beer reviews Andrew Bacevich, ed., American Conservatism: Reclaiming an Intellectual Tradition
Should we be glad Trump got COVID-19?
Joe Biden, Dwight Eisenhower, and getting back to normal
Marilynne Robinson: “the first order of business for us as a people is to find our way back to equilibrium”
Historian Paul Matzko on conservative talk radio
The Mark Meadows family dancing the night away while so many of us locked ourselves for the great good. Thank you Rebecca Onion.
James Kloppenberg reviews What Were We Thinking: A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump Era
America’s moral convulsion
“…the electoral college failed to work as designed because its design was contradictory in the first place.
On the death of president John Tyler’ grandson this week
The links between Christian nationalism and anti-masking
Trump’s fear of honest history