The Boston Globe’s Robert Kuttner asks, “HOW DO YOU give an upbeat State of the Union address when your major foreign policy, Iraq, is a quagmire; your signature domestic program, Medicare drugs, is a bomb; and nearly two thirds of Americans, according to the latest Gallup Poll, think the country is worse off than five years ago?”
Spinning the State of the Union
| January 29, 2006 |
That’s a good question. I guess if you’re our current president you use a lot of “ums…,” look directly into the camera and lie.
I hate to be so negative but I’m tired of casual news reports about deaths in Iraq with no truthful explanations about why we are at war.