It’s the 89th anniversary of the beginning of the Dayton, Tennessee, Scopes “Monkey Trial.” We haven’t come as far since then as you might imagine, eh?

Here are the Rolling Stones performing “Monkey Man” in Oakland in 1994.

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.