The week in one song: “Grinding Halt”

October 5, 2013

As the first installment in a new weekly feature here on The Monkey Cage, I give you “Grinding Halt” by The Cure, recorded live in 1980. Dave McCullough called it a “pop song that reminds you of the Isley Brothers or The Buzzcocks.” Or sand in the gears of democracy, I suppose.

Christopher Federico is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Political Science at the University of Minnesota. He specializes in political psychology and public opinion. He is the recipient of the International Society of Political Psychology’s 2007 Erik Erikson Award for Early Career Achievements.
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