Eric Burdon was born on this day in 1941. I’ve featured a fair amount of his music before, so I may reach here for some more obscure stuff. Here’s the Animals performing “Blue Feeling” from the 1964 kids-going-wild romp, Get Yourself a College Girl. I actually saw this in an actual movie theater, God help me.
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.
Wikimedia CommonsIt's Not Just the Growing Hispanic Population That Could Turn Texas BlueThe state's major metropolitan areas lead the country on population growth.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrMitch McConnell Is Waiting for Trump to Face RealityPressuring the Senate majority leader to end the shutdown is unlikely to work.