Yeah, it’s only the 3d of July, but it’s still the federal Independence Day. So let’s honor our country with Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land,” as performed by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings.

Ed Kilgore

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.