It’s Friday the 13th. Watch out for ladders, black cats and mirrors. Here’s Melvin & the Blue Notes (featuring, of course, Teddy Pendergrass) performing “Bad Luck” in 1975.
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.
Lorie Shaull/WikicommonsVoter Registration Organizations Should Be UnnecessaryUniversal voter registration would eliminate the inevitable shortcomings of independent voter drives.