06/27/2012 05:10 pm ET Updated Aug 27, 2012

Thomas Friedman's New State Of Grace

Thomas Friedman is awesome lately. He's stopped being the meanie of the "Suck On This" days.

There's a cheery, happy, almost a giddy vibe to all of his pieces, even when he's writing about really depressing things. He gives off an air of being at peace with himself. It's kind of cool.

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