A correction to an earlier post: According to David Brooks, it was David Brooks who handed the Secret Service agent the "Hava Nagila" sign, who then handed it to Bruce Springsteen, who then played Hava Nagila, proving that America is indeed the Promised Land. Rahm Emanuel actually handed it to Brooks, who was seated in front of Emanuel, which is as it should be, vis-a-vis journalistic privilege. 

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