On this day fifty years ago, “Help Me, Rhonda” by the Beach Boys was the nation’s number-one single. Wonder if Dennis Hastert is listening to this right now… 😉

D.R. Tucker

D. R. Tucker is a Massachusetts-based journalist who has served as the weekend contributor for the Washington Monthly since May 2014. He has also written for the Huffington Post, the Washington Spectator, the Metrowest Daily News, investigative journalist Brad Friedman's Brad Blog and environmental journalist Peter Sinclair's Climate Crocks.