Percy Sledge died yesterday. Here’s my favorite song of his, exemplifying his signature mood of male vulnerability: “Cover Me,” as performed in 2006 at the Mountain Arts Center in Kentucky.
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.
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