President Obama began his last two years in office by taking to the road . The trip, pitched as a preamble to the traditional State of the Union delivered before Congress, is an excellent approach to communications an policy. he would be best served by staying on the road and emailing his speech.
There is no legislative reason to speak in the well of Congress, just a theatrical one. And this President, whose two terms’ eve most significant achievements where whittled away at by relentless opposition, doesn’t need to sit through any more table readings. The benefits are measureable. More»