Strike Up the Band

STRIKE UP THE BAND….Any guesses and/or suggestions for the official John Kerry theme song? My informal survey of folks in the media section reveals that a large number of them are hoping for a Bruce Springsteen tune. (This may have something to do with the fact that approximately 80 percent of the media types are men. Not that women can’t appreciate The Boss…I’m just saying.) Having listened to “Stevie Wonder’s Greatest Hits” over and over on the drive to Boston, I was pleased to hear “Sir Duke” blasting after Edwards’ speech. Okay, so maybe it doesn’t make that much sense when you listen to it. But it is upbeat and always makes me smile. Sorta like John Edwards.

What can the Kerry campaign pick to top it?

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Amy Sullivan

Amy Sullivan is a Chicago-based journalist who has written about religion, politics, and culture as a senior editor for Time, National Journal, and Yahoo. She was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2004 to 2006.