It’s December, believe it or not, and soon we’ll be saying goodbye to 2014, which is not shaping up as a year we’ll remember fondly. Here’s Counting Crows with “A Long December.”

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.