The Comte de Buffon's thirty-six volume Natural History claimed that America was a land of degeneracy. That enraged Thomas Jefferson.
Politicians from both sides of the aisle have sought to stake a claim to the evocative power of the Kennedy legend. What is it about Camelot?
The political term "alt-right" is all the rage now, but it's not so clear what it means. Looking at one of its antecedents may help.