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.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrOne Lawmaker’s Staged Border Crossing Almost Violated His ParoleAs a condition of Representative Hunter's parole, he's not allowed to leave the country.
James Ledbetter/FlickrWhere Is Mueller's Counterintelligence Assessment?The special counsel was also hired to see if Trump was acting as a Russian agent.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration/Wikimedia Commons and Gage Skidmore/FlickrA Cautionary Tale: We Never Learned the Full Extent of Nixon's CrimesSimilarly, the special counsel's report points to gaps in his investigation.