Daylight Video

Since I just got off a red-eye flight to Atlanta (because of a family medical emergency which will probably necessitate some substitute blogging today from Ryan Cooper), I suppose a song about air travel from one of Georgia’s own is appropriate: here’s “Airplane,” performed by the Indigo Girls back in California at the Fillmore:

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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.