As the power and status of the United States has increased in the 225 years since the Constitution was signed, what’s at stake every four years has only risen.
There is a broad consensus on the impact of today’s brand of incivility: When people can’t talk to each other, they can’t solve important problems. But there are many competing views on the cause and the solution.
Today is Constitution Day, a young holiday. You will be excused if you were not prepared to observe it. But you should. Here’s why.