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Obama’s solid State of the Union address

In my latest for the Guardian, I argue that President Obama’s State of the Union address was aimed at the public rather than the pundits — and that early returns suggest that he succeeded by emphasizing what keeps middle-class families awake at night.

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1 Comment

  1. Michael Pahre

    Michele Bachmann’s tea-fest actually earned her a slight improvement over her previous performances: her first-ever PolitiFact rulings that weren’t either “False” or “Pants-On-Fire”! She was merely “Barely True” and “Half-True.” (Both were actually relock-and-reload repeats of previously debunked claims, so PolitiFact awarded her their previous rulings on those issues.)

    Nonetheless, I believe that you misunderestimate her at your imperil.

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