Political Animal


August 06, 2012 8:07 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Another day, another massacre, this one in Wisconsin, as Kathleen Geier noted here yesterday. It’s too early to be sure this is what it looks like: a hate crime against Sikhs. But it’s not too early to experience a shared sense of terror, grief and frustration. Here is some funeral music from Purcell:

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.


  • David Carlton on August 06, 2012 11:33 AM:

    A remarkable rendition (the acoustics of that cloister must be fantastic). Alas, I find it hard to listen to without immediately thinking of the sinister use to which Stanley Kubrick put this piece in *A Clockwork Orange.* Not the association you want to evoke, I trust.