It’s the 53th anniversary of the FDA’s approval of the first commercially-produced birth control pill. So here’s Loretta Lynn performing “One’s On the Way/The Pill;” not sure the exact date, but it would have been during the George H.W. Bush administration.

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.