Waylon Jennings was born on this day 82 years ago. Sorry he didn’t make it this far. Here he is performing the classic outlaw anthem “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way?”
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.
YouTube Screen CapturePoetic Justice For Native Americans in North DakotaRepublican attempts to suppress their vote backfired rather spectacularly.
iStockThe Midterms Highlighted America’s Dangerous Regional DividesThe United States looks more and more like a set of different nations divided by geography.