Political Animal


May 27, 2014 8:30 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

On this day in 1941 the German battleship Bismarck was sunk by the British Royal Navy. Here’s Johnny Horton performing “Sink the Bismarck” on Dick Clark’s Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show in `1960.

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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