Wow. Zero mentions of the poor and middle class.
Seriously, why does the Tea Party get an official response when they're not an actual political party? Why not the Greens as well or any other party??
President Obama is calling for Americans to unleash their creative spirits, set aside partisan differences and come together around a goal of outcompeting other nations.
This loses him the left and he never had the right. You can't win here with just the middle.
Americans who watched the speech were generally more Democratic than the nation as a whole. Forty-four percent of viewers polled were Democrats and 25 percent were Republicans. (Historically speaking, that is not an unusual statistic: a President's supporters are more likely than his opponents to watch State of the Union addresses.)
"Every day we're told that we live in the greatest country on earth. And it's always stated as an undeniable fact: Leos are born between July 23 and August 22, fitted queen-size sheets measure sixty by eighty inches, and America is the greatest country on earth. Having grown up with this in our ears, it's startling to realize that other countries have nationalistic slogans of their own, none of which are 'We're number two!"
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