“The American party system is not only a creation of the press; it is dependent on it”
The American party system is not only a creation of the press; it is...
Something creepy happened when mystery became secular, secrecy became a technology, and privacy became a right. The inviolability of the self replaced the inscrutability of God. No wonder people got buggy about it.
Jill Lepore, “The Prism”, The New Yorker (24 June 2013), 35.