Is America Going Crazy?

It may seem like Americans are crazier than ever but in fact we’re just as nutty as we’ve always been.

We’re living in a post-truth world, where reality and rhetoric are increasingly divorced. Conspiracy theories are rampant and nobody trusts their neighbors. Or so we’ve been told repeatedly over the last few years. America has lost its mind, is going crazy, and has never been more divided. Don’t worry, we’re not going through an especially acute episode of craziness. American history is replete with political psychosis