This song has been occasionally popping into my head the last couple of weeks: Queen, before they became pop monsters, performing “Father to Son” in 1974, about the same time I saw them at the long-lost Atlanta Municipal Auditorium.

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.