State of the State of the Union
It will be an intriguing post-State of the Union this year.
First, the Democrats did something pretty smart, I think. The response will be given by a Congressman whose been described as a "rising star" in the party -- Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), the great-nephew of the former president.
Not only does he obviously have the sheen of the Kennedy name, and a good, growing reputation in Congress, but at 37 he'll show a contrast with the 71-year-old Trump who's been having questions raised about his mental competence.
And then, after that's over, came this tweet today from Jimmy Kimmel --
Somehow, I think that all the attention a president usually gets after the State of the Union address -- and we know how Trump most-especially needs, demands, requires attention -- that may be at least a little bit divided this year with other commentary.
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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