Why Thomas Jefferson Hated the SOTU Speech and You Should Too

Why Thomas Jefferson Hated the SOTU Speech and You Should Too

President Obama gave his final State of the Union address last night. While interest in the speech was the lowest it has ever been, which speaks to the anti-establishment surge from Trump this election season, that’s not what I want to talk about today. I’ve written about the theatrics involved with the SOTU before. It’s…

Politicians Use People as Props at State of the Union

Politicians Use People as Props at State of the Union

[dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]F[/dropcap]rom a war hero, to a gay professional athlete, to a pizza boy, Washington politicians used various people as props in the 2014 State of the Union address. Knowing that the cameras were rolling, and millions of viewers watching across the country, various politicians, from both political parties, invited special…