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.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrThe Midterms Were Not the Beginning of the End of Trumpismby James BrunoAmerica's Polarization was many decades in the making. It won’t just go away when our president does.