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.”
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.
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