I’m in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the first part of this week, a city dominated by Huey Long’s State Capitol Building, where he was assassinated in 1935.

Here’s Huey with Ina Ray Hutton, who performs his anthem, “Every Man a King” with the Kingfish looking on.

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.