Can it really be the must-see video of 2009 if it’s three months old? Two different tipsters, crowning their e-mails with the subject header “Dude!”, say yes. If not for his deafening silence on Gaza, I’d call it a metaphor for The One’s first months in office. Evidently he prefers not to fly this close to the rocks.

Starts slow-ish, but hang in there until 1:30.

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