Steve Miller was born on this day in 1943. Here’s my favorite song of his, from his early “psychedelic” days: “Your Saving Grace,” which contains my favorite brief definition of Christianity: “Tomorrow’s come a long long way to help you.”

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.