In 2018, a lot of our conversations seem fraught. Our politics are defined by how we are different. Our media exists in non-overlapping silos. Our facts are guided by what we’d like to be true, rather than what actually is. So I explored the means by which we talk.
For decades, sanctuary cities have existed for those two reasons: public safety and public trust. For those same reasons, they’ve been remarkably uncontroversial until only recently.