Political Animal


October 12, 2012 8:30 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

As the political season’s intensity reaches a new level, here’s Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie performing “Hot House” in 1952.

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.


  • berttheclock on October 12, 2012 9:16 AM:

    Thanks for some real "Gillespie". Having just watched the Moaning Joe and Halperin lovefest for Ryan, especially, when Joe let Ed Gillespie lie on and on, I really needed to hear the great Dizzy with Parker to put some solid perspective back into this day.

  • peter cohen on October 12, 2012 10:29 AM: