Where Did ‘We the People’ Go?

 I fear we’re seeing the end of ‘truth’ — that we simply can’t agree any more on basic facts. And I fear that we’re becoming Sunnis and Shiites — we call them ‘Democrats’ and ‘Republicans,’ but the sectarianism that has destroyed nation-states in the Middle East is now infecting us.”

.. Seidman argued, “then there is no legitimate authority and no unifying basis for our continued association.”