1. Good morning! Courtesy of Ann Friedman over at The American Prospect comes The State of Our Union in 28 GIFs.
Also, here’s a fun little piece from the Wall Street Journal about lawmakers who stake out their SOTU seats the way some people line up outside an Apple store for the latest iPhone on the eve of its release.

Seats are awarded on a first-come basis, so lawmakers have to show up early and wait patiently in the otherwise empty room. Rep. Sanford Bishop (D., Ga.), who had occupied an aisle seat by 10 a.m. Tuesday, brought an iPad and several newspapers.

    Good morning! Courtesy of Ann Friedman over at The American Prospect comes The State of Our Union in 28 GIFs.


    Also, here’s a fun little piece from the Wall Street Journal about lawmakers who stake out their SOTU seats the way some people line up outside an Apple store for the latest iPhone on the eve of its release.

    Seats are awarded on a first-come basis, so lawmakers have to show up early and wait patiently in the otherwise empty room. Rep. Sanford Bishop (D., Ga.), who had occupied an aisle seat by 10 a.m. Tuesday, brought an iPad and several newspapers.

  2. Good morning!

    State of the union

    Ann Friedman

    The American Prospect

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