Paul McCartney was knighted on this day in 1997. So let’s do a few of his tunes. Here is he performing a fine song from Rubber Soul, “I’m Looking Through You,” at Hyde Park in 2010.

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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.