Phil Ochs was born on this day in 1940, beginning a turbulent but highly creative life that ended in 1976 in suicide. Here he is performing “I Ain’t Marching Any More.”
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.
House Democrats/FlickrThe Democrats Don't Need the White House as a Partner to Push InfrastructureRelying on Trump to help pass a major investment in roads, bridges and airports is a fool's errand.
Washington Post/YouTube Screen CaptureBarr Chose the Wrong President to Test His View of Executive PowerUsing it to defend the most corrupt president in this country's history might finally end the ...read more