Here’s an oldie from the great guitarist Leo Kottke entitled “When Shrimps Learn To Whistle,” based, I’m pretty sure, on a phrase used by Nikita Khrushchev to indicate the time when Russa would abandon communism. Wrong again, Nikita!
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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