A video by a wonderful old band with two songs that nicely reflects two aspects of the mood surrounding Scandalmania ’13: “To Cry You a Song” and “A New Day Yesterday.” Sorry for the abrupt ending, but it’s concert footage: Jethro Tull in Tampa, 1976:

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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.