Political Animal


February 08, 2013 7:30 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Great, forgotten anthem for procrastinators (of which I am one by nature): “I can’t relax ‘cause I haven’t done a thing, and I can’t do a thing ‘cause I can’t relax.” Yes, it’s the Comsat Angels performing “Independence Day” in 1983.

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.