Political Animal


January 21, 2013 9:08 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

For MLK Day (and also Inaugural Day), here’s Mahalia Jackson performing “We Shall Overcome.”

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.


  • Mad_nVt on January 21, 2013 9:28 AM:

    Hey Ed,

    Check out the NYTimes SundayReview column by David Rothkopf.

    Very weird. Obama as in incompetent manager? What? Compared to all of the blundering in the past 9 presidencies?

    You can't let Rothkopf start that as a fraudulent meme.

    Looks like a punching bag.