Read today’s birthdays, didn’t much feel like a day of James Taylor, sorry. So here’s someone I’ve somehow ignored up until now, though she lurks far back in my memory: Tracy Nelson. Here she is reprising her 60s classic “Down So Low” in 1987.
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.
Beto O'Rourke/FlickrThe O'Rourke Strategy For Political Realignment in the SouthHe ended the downward spiral that had engulfed Democrats in Texas.
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