Ah, the song of my generation: ever-rising expectations, never met. Here’s Lucinda Williams performing “I Lost It” in Ithaca New York in 2011.

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.