A lot happened on this day in history. Let’s start with John Brown’s raid at Harpers Ferry n 1859. Here’s Paul Robeson performing “John Brown’s Body.”
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.
Gilalo Com/FlickrMitch McConnell Demonstrates His Contempt for DemocracyReforms to campaign finance, ethics and voting rights threaten his hold on power.