A song for Ryan and the rest of the Monthly crew, for my family’s good friends and neighbors, and for all of you who have been so generous in your patience and sympathy.

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.