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Cauldron of Resentment

From the December 2016 Print Edition

The Witches: Salem, 1692by stacy schifflittle, brown and company, 496 pages, $32Of all the catchphrases Americans employ in times of political crisis, “witch hunt” is perhaps the most unsettling. It casts opponents as evil, not merely wrong. Richard Hofstadter famously labeled this tendency in . . . . Continue Reading »