Over the long term, the politicization of everything is a greater threat to American national life than any single politician — including Donald Trump or any candidate the Democrats nominate to challenge him in 2020. If there is no place for common engagement or common enjoyment, then we face more polarization. And make no mistake, polarization can’t continue to worsen indefinitely without placing dangerous strains on the union itself.
And that brings me, of course, to Jimmy Fallon. Yes, this guy:
— David French is a senior writer for National Review, a senior fellow at the National Review Institute, and an attorney.