T ake a look at the headlines of the nation’s leading publications and you’ll see evidence of it every day. Whether it’s the state of the economy, or the strength of the national fabric, or whether the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is a “witch hunt,” or a principled inquiry into a corrupt president, two distinct narratives have clearly emerged. It’s as if neighbors living on the same street, in the same town, and sharing the same sidewalk can’t agree if the sun is shining bright or the day will bring rain. Here are a few headlines, all from the last week, to illustrate the point.