Political Animal


October 24, 2012 7:54 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Feeling the weight of weltzschmerz this morning, so here’s Howlin’ Wolf performing “How Many More Years.”

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.


  • AndrewBW on October 24, 2012 8:28 AM:

    If I remember correctly, the gentleman at the bar with the hat on is Son House.

  • bmoodie on October 24, 2012 8:36 AM:

    Cheer up, dude! RAND tracker moved from giving O a 1.9% lead to a 3.85% lead this morning - the first day when the numbers reflect Monday night's debate. And a new Survey USA poll from before the debate has O up by 3% in Ohio. Marching on!

  • John B. on October 24, 2012 8:50 AM:

    Local papers are filled with headlines and articles on how we are now entering the two-week "sprint" to Election Day. It's time for the guys with Romney's back tax returns to release them.

  • sick-n-effn-tired. on October 24, 2012 10:41 AM:

    Ed does it again ...in the wayback machine.

    He used to come to the El Macombo in Toronto in the seventies..
    I went looking and found they just re-released one of my favorites from him ...i had it on vinyl at one time