… Lend me your ears and I'll sing you a song
About a sad dysfunctional D.C.
Oh I get by with little help from my friends
Mmm, the Big Lie spread with help from Trump's friends
Oh, I'm gonna try despite my so-called friends.
Politico's parody of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends," both sad and humorous, shows a tired, beaten-down, deflated President Biden who has had a hard day's year of it — precisely because his definition of "friends" includes fellow politicians.