Scott Shackford: 5 Problems Obama Will Ignore in Tonight’s State of the Union Address
What will President Barack Obama say at the first
State of the Union Address of his second term this evening? In all
likelihood he will continue to outline the exact same political
agenda he has been proposing since re-election. Those who ignore
his address won’t miss out on much.
More interesting will be the real State of the Union that the
president will choose to ignore. From the faulty logic behind the
administration’s gun control efforts, to the deceptions behind
pretend “spending cuts,” to claiming victory in Afghanistan as our
deadly drone strikes alienate nation after nation, Reason 24/7
Associate Editor Scott Shackford looks at what the president would
rather not talk about.