Thirty years ago today, the United States invaded the island nation of Grenada, in what was in part an effort by the Reagan Administration to cure America of its “Vietnam Syndrome” reluctance to engage in military actions. ‘Twas a famous victory. To celebrate it, here’s the Sex Pistols with “Holidays in the Sun.”

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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.