June Carter Cash was born on this day 86 years ago. Here she is in 1985 singing the bluegrass standard “I Never Will Marry” pretty convicingly, even though she did marry three times, the third time (to Johnny Cash) for 35 years.

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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.