For reasons that will be apparent in just a few minutes (or immediately to anyone who goes to post a comment), today’s Daylight Video is upbeat: the Beatles performing “Getting Better.”

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.