Evangelicals are not snapping out of it • Texas AG's revenge • anti-1619 Project misfire • plus John Stoehr's week

The weekend edition of the Editorial Board!

Welcome to the weekend edition of the Editorial Board, where you will find a roundup of everything produced over the last week by our amazing stable of writers.

This week featured me, too. Here’s what you may have missed:

Friday July 23, 2021
Censorship is now so broadly defined as to mean anyone disagreeing with me is censoring me Read more

Thursday July 22, 2021
When authoritarians say they’d rather die than give in to an enemy trying to save their lives, we should believe them Read more

Wednesday July 21, 2021
Here's what I hope liberals like Michelle Goldberg understand about the American authoritarian mind Read more

Tuesday July 20, 2021
Vaccinations, like government, are not the opposite of freedom. They are a means toward achieving it Read more

Monday July 19, 2021
How do we solve a problem like 'vaccine skeptics'? Stop respecting their excuses for bad behavior Read more

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On that note, here’s the weekend edition …


July 24, 2021

Laws aiming to counter impact of 'The 1619 Project' miss chance to tell a positive story

I’m not in the habit of teaching history through a lens proving America’s morality, but if you were, I can’t really think of a better example than the government’s response to the first KKK, writes Editorial Board member Mia Brett.

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July 21, 2021

The Texas AG takes his revenge

Restricting voting rights under the pretext of preventing voter fraud has become the GOP’s signature political issue at the state level, writes Editorial Board member Lindsay Beyerstein.

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July 19, 2021

PRRI report says white evangelical Protestants are coming to their senses? Yeah, don't hold your breath

Today’s GOP seems committed to minority-rule apartheid, and white evangelicals are right there, leading the charge. No relative loss to white mainliners is going to change that, writes the Editorial Board’s chaplain, Rev. Daniel Schultz.

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