Political Animal


January 02, 2013 8:12 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Welcome to 2013, the year of panics anticipated, panics manufactured, panics averted yielding to panics yet to come. Here’s Widespread Panic covering that great anthem for deranged times, Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth,” in Athens, GA, in 2011.

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.


  • Nanuq on January 02, 2013 10:00 AM:

    Excellent selection, Ed. An entirely creditable cover of the original (nice wordplay connection with the name of this band). And chilling, too, in light of last year's mass shootings.