Trying to get myself enthused about the day’s likely political news diet of fiscal talks and austerity demands. So here’s Roxy Music performing “The Thrill of It All” in 1976.
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.
The White House/FlickrWhy the Right Abandons Democracy in Favor of AuthoritarianismIt has become a means to maintain power.
GPO/Kobi GideonHow Greece Became One of America’s—and Israel’s—Closest AlliesWith Turkey’s descent into authoritarianism, a one-time U.S. headache is now an increasingly ...read more