Mumford & Sons

You don’t have to believe me or Miller, but listen for yourself.  And the real hat tip goes to my wife Casey who put me on to them.   Their song, ”Little Lion Man,” is killer, but in light of profanity in the chorus, I’ll let you find that one yourself.   But here is another good one, “Winter Winds.”  Enjoy.


Shannen W. Coffin — Shannen W. Coffin is a contributing editor to National Review. He previously served in senior legal positions in the Justice Department and Office of Vice President during the George ...

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