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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

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.