It’s Clash co-founder Mick Jones’ 59th birthday. Here’s the band performing one of his early compositions, “I’m So Bored With the USA.”

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.