Editorial Director Marc Peruzzi lays down some nonpartisan reasoning in his Editor’s Letter. American politics are polarized. It’s the worst, we’re told, since Reconstruction. Sounds bad, but then you remember that, at the time, the U.S. was divided over the issue of emancipation, and subsequently, whether free black people deserved any rights at all. History has proven that those who disagreed with the Southern worldview were correct. Slavery and racism are objectively evil.