On general principles of nervous patriotism, here’s the Grateful Dead performing “U.S. Blues” at Winterland in 1974.
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.
Wikimedia CommionThe African Renaissance the U.S. Can't Afford to MissWashington would be wise to recognize the continent's newfound investment potential.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrChristian Nationalists Have Made Trump Their SaviorTheir allegiance to him isn't grounded in principle, but in authoritarian power.