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Every new president is eager, upon taking office, to look presidential and take control of the narrative. Their first State of the Union address is their best opportunity to do both. The State of the Union is usually in late January, although it is occasionally in early February. It’s now nearly March, and I haven’t heard anything about The State of the Union address – I wonder why that is?
The standing ovations, the adoring gallery, the frustrated Republicans – all on national TV! Every channel! You would think that Joe Biden would be chomping at the bit for the opportunity to assert his dominance in the address you know he’s dreamed of giving for the past 50 years. 50 years! And now he gets his chance, at last! Did it slip his mind? Am I missing something? Why hasn’t this already happened after weeks of dutiful media build up?
What a strange year…Published in