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75 years ago today, Orson Welles broadcast his panic-inducing radio version of War of the Worlds on CBS. Many listeners tuned in late, missing the disclaimer that the broadcast was fiction.

So let’s do some music today about illusions. Here’s the Beatles from the White Album with “Glass Onion.”

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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.