SOTU Bores, Bachmann Riles, And For Some Reason, Christine O’Donnell Was Booked On Good Morning America: The Mediagasm

Last night, after President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address, your cable teevee people stepped up to the microphone and offered hours of coverage devoted to a serious discussion of the policy proposals hinted at in the s…

Last night, after President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address, your cable teevee people stepped up to the microphone and offered hours of coverage devoted to a serious discussion of the policy proposals hinted at in the speech, and their potential impact on ordinary Americans long lamentation about how bored they were, watching the speech.

Joe Scarborough was bored to death. Karl Rove talked about the words he had counted. Charles Krauthammer hated on high-speed rail, a transportation favored by hippies. And Lawrence O’Donnell fretted about how there wasn’t anything in the speech that reminded him of Dick Cheney.

Why so ennui-packed, cable-teevee people? Well, possibly it was because the internet totally stole the State of the Union away from them! I’d have liked someone to point out that all of the Obama’s future-casting seemed to leap ahead of our present condition. But mostly, it was a bunch of complaints about the boredom, though there was one point, during this morning’s edition of Good Morning America, where Christine O’Donnell offered —

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