For no apparent reason, I suddenly started humming a song by the early rockabilly revival musicians Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen last night. So had to share, you know. Here they are performing “Mama Hated Diesels.”

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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.