Woke up feeling less than positive about our “job creator” friends. So this song was a natural: Mick Jagger’s “Memo From Turner,” from the 1970 movie Performance. That’s Ry Cooder on the slide guitar.

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.