Daylight Video

After a brief look at the debt limit bill John Boehner is putting together to “save” America from a government shutdown, I feel it’s a day for Music of the Absurd. So here’s Captain Beefheart performing “Upon the My Oh My” in 1974.

Ed Kilgore

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.