Political Animal


January 18, 2013 8:38 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Feeling solidarity with all the folks who have to get up in the dark to go to work. Here’s DC’s own Nighthawks performing “Sixteen Tons” at the Brass Monkey Blues Festival in 1984.

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.


  • efgoldman on January 18, 2013 1:12 PM:

    Hah! I used to go to work in the dark every day. Fifteen years of all-night radio, midnight to six.