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

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.