For no particular reason other than a waking mood (though the news isn’t much helping), here’s the great Ry Cooder performing “Feelin’ Bad Blues.”

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.