Anybody going to be watching the State of the Union Address?

Will you be watching the State of the Union Address?

Yes, probably.
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Yes, of course I will.
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Probably not.
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22%
Wouldn't watch it if you duct-taped me to my Laz-Z-Boy.
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33%
 
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I can tell you're getting frustrated, Omar. I don't want you to croak. I'm too lazy to put as much effort into my reply as you did, so you win. Have some warm milk and relax.

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Omar...was he correct directionally in any of those 10 things you listed? Or was it a lie that I said 10, when it was actually 12, so now the entire point is meaningless?

You had to remember the right constantly calling Obama a liar when the stuff he said was not entirely accurate. It was ridiculous to the point of what seemed to be blind attacks by the right, and blind defense by the left. Objectivity and reason completely left the building.

I don't like puffery any more than the next guy, but we've got to be better than that or we'll end up with another "anyone but him/her" candidate as POTUS again.
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Here might be the answer to who was watching. "The highest number in the history of the world." The guy can't even say "thanks" without bragging.

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Never mind the lair... time to focus on the people who retweeted and liked without checking the numbers.
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Doesn't matter what news station they were watching...72% of independents approved of the speech.
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Remember when the GOP hated teleprompters.
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Professor Fate wrote:Doesn't matter what news station they were watching...72% of independents approved of the speech.
72% of independents who watched it.
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I wonder how small that group was?
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Despite his claims to the contrary his speech was not seen by the largest viewing audience in history. It's not even as large as the last three presidents.

Such a silly thing to lie about. Yet he does.
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Got any numbers on that?
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John Q. Public wrote: 72% of independents who watched it.
Good point. Along those lines, 43% of the Democrats that watched it, approved.
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That's a very high number. It makes me wonder what they were approving of. And if they still approved after the fact checks came out.
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Well, one thing I think it shows (rather than any one or two specific things) is the fact that many Democrats are not fans of the so-called progressive wing of the party, and want to see their party work with the GOP. I don't think the more centrist Democrats are fans of the "RESIST" movement.

The Democratic party is making the same mistake they made in 2016, (and before), they are going to leave the moderates feeling left behind and ignored.
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Professor Fate wrote: the fact that many Democrats are not fans of the so-called progressive wing of the party, and want to see their party work with the GOP.
One speech on one night does not mean they are now supporters.
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John Q. Public wrote:Got any numbers on that?
Here's previous ratings:

Obama 2010 SOTU - 48 million
Bush 2003 - 62.1 million
Bush 2002 - 51.8 million
Clinton 1998 - 53.1 million
Clinton 1994 - 45.8 million

Trump's numbers are about 45.6 million.
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Professor Fate wrote:Snicker, snicker.
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Best ever!!!!!
Not bad for a non-politician!
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Credit where credit is due - he's been working on his English reading skills, and it shows.

Scientists are now working on getting him to where he's actually understanding what's put in front of him.
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I saw a funny video last night of Donald misreading things. He inserts "and" and then corrects himself and tries to make it sound like he meant to say that. Like, "I was just talking to Omar Bungee... and Omar Bongo. He pronounces it both ways." Add it to your Donald drinking game.
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