Watching the President hit the SOTU out of the park – with John Boehner looking sour and refusing to applaud some very popular proposals – made me hopeful.
Watching supposed Republican savior Rubio give a speech suitable to the president of the Tea Party Youth Club at a second-rate high school made me confident.
Obama has learned to wrap liberal proposals in patriotic, common-sense rhetoric. The Republicans have learned nothing and forgotten nothing.
Footnote I switched off before Rubio’s lunge for the water bottle.