In his final SOTU in 1974, President Nixon meant to declare, “We must replace the discredited welfare system.”
Because the DREAM Act polls well in Arizona, Democrats hope the SOTU will win over disgruntled Latino voters.
In his comments Tuesday, Obama continued the hard-to-substantiate “job-creating” theme from his SOTU address.
The SOTU is the biggest captive audience Obama will have before the ax is due to fall March 1.
Usually, a SOTU is little more than a kind of competition among agencies to see who can get a pet program mentioned.
That would have made the SOTU highlight reels for centuries to come.