Lost cause: The Sons of Confederate Veterans can’t understand why we're trying to take their pride away. Katy Waldman spent some time with descendants who just don’t want to let it go.
Quiet apocalypse: Puerto Rico is in dire straits, and Trump is fiddling away. Phillip Carter thinks the adminstration’s anemic response rivals the way Bush mishandled Katrina.
My kind of protest: Singer John Legend reflects on the genuine patriotism of the NFL players who took a knee on Sunday.
Come on, woman: Megyn Kelly wants a makeover: She wants to become a person who doesn’t talk about politics. (Don’t we all?) But there’s no way we’re going to be able to forget all the damage she did, Willa Paskin writes.
For fun: one final fling with summer tomatoes.
Last one, best one,