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

Longplay Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 9:01 PM
Obama loves straw men, and even thought there is the usual opposition in Congress, Obama must exaggerate it in order to justify what he wants to do regardless of opposition from either party, i.e. change what he wants to change through the executive branch and dare anyone to try to stop him. He knows his being "of color" protects him from any attack.

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...