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Wow, what a bunch of calamities this day in history has produced. The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. Hitler becoming Chancellor of Germany. Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland. An attempted assassination of Andrew Jackson. The beginning of the Tet Offensive. A terrible plane crash off the Ivory Coast.

It’s probably a day to be careful. Here’s The Band with “Look Out Cleveland.”

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.