Political Animal


August 13, 2012 8:07 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Here’s an oldie from the great guitarist Leo Kottke entitled “When Shrimps Learn To Whistle,” based, I’m pretty sure, on a phrase used by Nikita Khrushchev to indicate the time when Russa would abandon communism. Wrong again, Nikita!

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.


  • daveminnj on August 13, 2012 11:12 AM:

    leo kottke AND an exciting way to make $$$$
    at home? things are looking up!