After witnessing (though not joining) unbelievable lines of people waiting for tiny discount cards at midnight sales last night, it occurred to me to post this Black Sabbath video from California Jam 1974: “Killing Yourself To Live.”

Ed Kilgore

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.