Wells and Fargo began operating on this day in 1852. Guess we could do musical tribute to banks, but I’d rather features some western music. Here’s the Sons of the Pioneers with “Cool Water.”
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.
Robert Couse-Baker/FlickrRed State Voters Approve Democratic Policies While Rejecting Their CandidatesOn ballot initiatives, there was a blue wave in red states.
Time Evanston/flickrFirst Issue for Democrats Next Year: Election and Ethics ReformThis is the kind of legislation that will garner overwhelming public support.