Political Animal


April 16, 2014 8:48 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

On this day in 1943, a Swiss chemist accidentally discovers the hallucinogenic properties of LSD. So we’ll feature some trippy music today, beginning with Jimi Hendrix’ “In 1983…A Merman I Should Turn To Be.”

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.


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