Thursday, January 30, 2014

Sotu Review




PHEW!


4 comments:

  1. I watched a few moments of the 2014 SOTU. I couldn't take any more.

    Because my American Government students were assigned to watch and critique the 2014 SOTU, I then printed a hard copy so that I'd be prepared for class.

    Is Obama running on empty? This commentator thinks so: "Obama’s Burned-Out Presidency."

    I think that you'll enjoy this paragraph toward the end of the above essay, FT:

    What we saw last night was a burned-out presidency. Mr. Obama was like an aging rock star trying to recapture lost glory. Beginning his sixth year in office, with two years left, President Obama–the avatar of liberalism, the man who presented himself as the embodiment of Hope and Change–has, in the words of Robert Frost, “nothing to look backward to with pride, And nothing to look forward to with hope.”

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  2. Peiping Thomasina, counterspy, said

    That ain't the way (O)CT(O)PUS of the SWASH ZONE heered it. He, apparently, thinks of COMMENTARY the way you and other rightwing fanatics think of The DAILY KOS, and THE NATION.

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