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.”

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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.