Daylight Video

Since the most notable primary today is probably in Kansas, where Sen. Pat Roberts is in some peril in a challenge from damaged wingnut Milton Wolf, and Gov. Sam Brownback is in big trouble going into November, we’ll feature the Sunflower State in today’s music. I know I’ve posted this video before, but it’s iconic when you consider Kansas’ role as a right-wing experiment station: Procol Harum performing “The Devil Came From Kansas” on Danish TV in 1974:

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Ed Kilgore

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.