The Angle: Marching Backward Edition

It’s possible: Bermuda has repealed marriage equality. It’s proof, Mark Joseph Stern writes, that progress toward civil rights can easily reverse itself.

Dog whistle of the day: Jeff Sessions’ invocation of a storied “Anglo-American” tradition of law enforcement might be cast as harmless—a simple way to hark back to the shared heritage of Britain and the United States. We should take it in context, though, Daniel Horwitz writes. There’s a whole lot of racism in that history.

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