Political Animal


November 04, 2013 8:50 AM Daylight Video

By Ed Kilgore

Hard to believe it was just five years today that Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. Seems like half a lifetime, and I’m sure it seems like even more than that to the president.

Here’s a long-lost David Bowie song about how brief five years can seem.

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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