I don't even know where I come off complaining about Tom Friedman. Yesterday, I was sitting in the CNAS conference room going over our presentations for tomorrow with my colleagues when, through the glass, I noticed a story on CNN about how actor Jon Voight was speaking out against President Obama. Russell Simmons then appeared to defend the president.
I suppose I could have just shaken my head about how ridiculous U.S. cable television news is and gone back to listening to Nagl talk about Iraq, but instead I had to work hard to keep from laughing because all that was going through my head at the time was this bit of Dave Chappelle monologue. This could be NSFW (language), depending on your workplace, so use headphones: