Leanard Cohen is 81 today. Here he is performing “Sisters of Mercy” in 1972. Nobody quite like him, ever.
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.
Lorie Shaull/WikicommonsVoter Registration Organizations Should Be UnnecessaryUniversal voter registration would eliminate the inevitable shortcomings of independent voter drives.