Saxophonist Lester “Pres” Young was born on this day in 1909. Here he is in a famous video performance of “Blues for Greasy” in 1950. That’s Ella Fitzgerald coming in with the scat vocal.
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.
James Ledbetter/FlickrWhere Is Mueller's Counterintelligence Assessment?The special counsel was also hired to see if Trump was acting as a Russian agent.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration/Wikimedia Commons and Gage Skidmore/FlickrA Cautionary Tale: We Never Learned the Full Extent of Nixon's CrimesSimilarly, the special counsel's report points to gaps in his investigation.
James Ledbetter/flickrThe American Public Needs to Hear From Robert MuellerHe could restore some of the trust that Barr has squandered.