Blues guitarist Robert Ward was born on this day in 1938. Here he is performing “Blood Run Cold” with Ry Cooder. By definition, that’s cool.
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 White HouseHow Trump Reacts When One of His Handlers is Caught Red-HandedThe president rejected intelligence linking Mohammad bin Salman to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.