99 years ago today, Babe Ruth made his major league debut. So here, of course, is Babe Ruth, performing “Wells Fargo” in Montreal in 1975. It’s a waker-upper, all right.
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.
Beto O'Rourke/FlickrThe O'Rourke Strategy For Political Realignment in the SouthHe ended the downward spiral that had engulfed Democrats in Texas.