Marc Bolan was born on this day in 1947. Here’s T. Rex performing “Mambo Sun” on German television in 1972. As some of you may recall, this song became a hit for the new wave group The Bongos a decade later.
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.
The Circus/YouTubeStacey Abrams Could Force Court Action on Voter SuppressionThe Republican strategy is reminiscent of the civil rights battles in this country's history.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrDemocrats Deal a Death Blow to Bothsiderism. Will the Media Notice?Unlike Republicans, they are putting the interests of people over raw political power.