Lessons on political polarization from Lincoln’s ‘House Divided’ speech, 160 years later

The idea of “two Americas,” or “red” and “blue” states, now dominates public discussion. “Political polarization,” the Pew Research Center reports, “is a defining feature of American politics today.” But the idea that America is politically polarized isn’t new. This week marks the 160th anniversary ...

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