This week at the Book Club, Bill Bishop is joining us to discuss The Big Sort: Why The Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart. He opens the discussion with a simple calculation: “In 1976, about a quarter of the voters lived in a county where either Jimmy Carter or Gerald Ford won by 20 percentage points or more. The number of people living in landslide communities increased steadily over the next seven presidential elections. And by 2004, in another very close vote, nearly half of all voters lived in one of these landslide communities.”
|January 20, 2021 2:02 p.m.
The story we had ready if Trump had won re-election. Also, special after-the-fact reaction from one of the experts on…
|January 20, 2021 1:06 p.m.
Most of us weren’t going to believe it until we saw it.
|January 20, 2021 11:28 a.m.
Joe Biden set a tone yesterday evening to listen rather than speak, to speak through our silences. I will try…