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Reports: Obama Readies 'Aggressive' SOTU, Will (Again) 'Pivot to Jobs'

Euripides Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 2:44 PM
Obama will talk about "investments," meaning more spending, tax "reform," meaning raising the tax rate, and national "security," meaning stomping on the 2nd Amendment. He'll also find a way to blame Republicans for all problems great and small.

An abrasively partisan presidential speech laced with more class warfare rhetoric and featuring yet another promised "pivot" to jobs?  How...expected.  President Obama is preparing an "aggressive" State of the Union address for tomorrow night, in which he will reportedly attempt to box Republicans into a corner on issues ranging from environmental policy to immigration to gay rights.

President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech will be less a presidential olive branch than a congressional cattle prod. Emboldened by electoral victory and convinced the GOP is unwilling to cut deals, Obama plans to use his...