Strange Days We’re Living In

David Brooks has been generally charitable toward Barack Obama, but still, it’s a bit of a surprise to see the NYT columnist defending a Democratic president from Saturday Night Live—and using Rahm Emanuel’s words, approvingly, in his headline.

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Greg Marx is an associate editor at CJR. Follow him on Twitter @gregamarx.