On this day in 1957, Elvis Presley made a down payment on the property known as Graceland. Here’s Paul Simon’s great song mythically commemorating the place, performed in Central Park.
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.
Pete Souza\Wikimedia CommonsWhere Biden is Right and Wrong About Bygone CivilityIt was easier to get along with political opponents when they were members of your own party.
Alex Hanson/FlickrBernie Sanders Created Confusion About Single-Payer Health CareMost people think 'Medicare for All' would allow people to buy in to the existing program.