Sad how often this question remains pertinent: “How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live?” This is the great Ry Cooder from 1974.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.