Links for 08/18/15

At HuffPost, Sam Stein and Amanda Terkel point out that Trump is not the only Republican who toys with the idea of revoking the 14th Amendment.

GQ profiles the most famous Catholic in America: Stephen Colbert.

At RNS, Mark Silk can always be counted on to point out the limits of sweeping social science claims. This time, he takes on a duo who think a beautiful natural environment inclines people to be less religiously observant. He rightly asks how these social scientists explain Utah versus Colorado when it comes to religious observance. Silk is a beacon of sanity in an increasingly enfeebled academy. 

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