Greetings from your long-lost regular blogger. It’s good to be back, albeit on a Lite Holiday Blogging Schedule today. Since it’s Xmas Eve, here’s the Mainzer Domchor with my favorite carol, “Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming).”

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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.