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August 05, 2014 8:26 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Since the most notable primary today is probably in Kansas, where Sen. Pat Roberts is in some peril in a challenge from damaged wingnut Milton Wolf, and Gov. Sam Brownback is in big trouble going into November, we’ll feature the Sunflower State in today’s music. I know I’ve posted this video before, but it’s iconic when you consider Kansas’ role as a right-wing experiment station: Procol Harum performing “The Devil Came From Kansas” on Danish TV in 1974:

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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