If the past two weeks are any indication, the president's State of the Union address tonight will be hilarious.
I don't say that to be flippant or snarky, as I am admittedly wont to do. I say that genuinely and from a place of what I consider to be astute analysis.
Case in point: After Scott Brown's stunning Senate victory in Massachusetts and what was the political equivalent of the Boston Massacre, the story line that immediately emerged out of the White House's Play-Doh spin factory was that Barack Obama — the Harvard-educated, memoir-penning intellectual and oratorical genius — is now a populist!
If that didn't generate a chuckle, you'd better get your funny bone examined. To put a finer point on it, the Obama administration now wants you to believe that the same guy who criticized the heartland for clinging to guns and religion, who told Cambridge, Mass., police that they behaved "stupidly," who made fun of Scott Brown for driving a pickup truck, is now a bona fide man of the people.
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