Yesterday was the first day of autumn, though thanks to global warming, it never much feels like it for a good while in most parts of America. I intensely identify autumn with the music of Fairport Convention, and since I post their music every chance I get anyway, here they are with “Meet on the Ledge.”
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.
The Circus/YouTubeStacey Abrams Could Force Court Action on Voter Suppression (Updated)The Republican strategy is reminiscent of the civil rights battles in this country's history.
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