What’s All the Fluff About a New Civil War?

From a New York Times column by Sarah Vowell headlined “What’s All the Fluff About a New Civil War, Anyway?”:

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The idea was to be permanently chastened by the Civil War, that the relief of emancipation and reunification would always be tempered by the shock of 600,000 corpses. And yet “civil war” has lately become one of those zeitgeist phrases that rattle around the internet, like “quiet quitting” or “Pete Davidson.”