On this day 80 years ago, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were killed by police near Sailes, Louisiana. Here’s Merle Haggard performing “The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde.”

Ed Kilgore

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.