Another day, another massacre, this one in Wisconsin, as Kathleen Geier noted here yesterday. It’s too early to be sure this is what it looks like: a hate crime against Sikhs. But it’s not too early to experience a shared sense of terror, grief and frustration. Here is some funeral music from Purcell:

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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.