Ran across some music from one of my favorite underappreciated Atlanta-based bands, Uncle Green. Here’s their 1989 tune about (or so I would deduce) messianism, “He’s the Man.” Since the band’s song “Wake Up Now” is not available on YouTube, this is as good a waking up song–in multiple respects–as I can find.

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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.