Richard Miller

A Historian Explains How Close We Are to A Second Civil War Breaking Out in Trump’s America

A new arena in our burgeoning political circus has opened in the form of short-take political commentary: American Civil War, 2.0. Not restricted to 4chan, alt-left or alt-right, it grows instead from the fever swamps of what was once called the respectable middle. Examples of these predictions can be found herehere and here.  And one knows it’s “a thing” when Twitter features a parody hash tag, #SecondCivilWar.

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