Feeling solidarity today with the many millions of people our would-be conservative rulers consider deadbeats trying to raid the riches they have so virtuously acquired or inherited. So here’s the B-52s performing “Deadbeat Club,” a song with Athens references that tear my heart out.

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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.