Daylight Video

With the startling announcement that Pope Benedict XVI is resigning (the first voluntary papal abdication in over half a millennium) due to “frailty,” I guess the only appropriate song is Tom Lehrer performing “Vatican Rag” in 1967.

Ed Kilgore

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.