State of the Union: Compare and Contrast


President Bush’s speech last night, the first before a fully Democratic Congress, obviously differed in word choice and in tone from previous years. Here is a transcript from last night, and here is the infamous 2002 speech. Associated Press did a quick summary of themes of all the previous years, near the bottom of this Houston Chronicle article. And in case you missed it, Daily Show did a nice compare and contrast a day or so ago. The clip:

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 24, 2007

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