When and how did American get so polarized? For answers, Jonathan Chait recommends reading "What Hath God Wrought," a history of American politics from 1815-1848 by the Pulitzer prize-winning historian Daniel Walker Howe.
Jonathan Chait joined New York magazine as a columnist in September 2011. Chait contributes lead pieces of political commentary to nymag.com daily, along with a regular column on national politics and longer form pieces for the print magazine. Chait had previously been a staff writer at The New...Read more
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