24 Jan '12, 3pm

Obama's State of the Union: A Big Chance to Stump for Clean Energy & Climate Change

Obama's State of the Union: A Big Chance to Stump for Clean Energy & Climate Change

Tonight, Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union Address. In a grand, pomp-filled oratory, he will spend an hour ticking off his administration's triumphs, laying out the nation's still-simmering challenges, and ramping up his reelection bid. There's a lot to cover (though it'd still be nice if he'd take Eliot Spitzer's advice and whittle the thing down to 10 mins), so speculating what the president will focus on has become an annual ritual for the political pundit class. So has offering up unsolicited advice on what he should say. So, natch, here's mine. First up, a preview offered to supporters confirms Obama will frame the whole thing in populist rhetoric: How the middle class has got it bad, how inequality is climbing, how we need more jobs, and how the rich should pay their fair share in taxes. Et cetera. The economy will take center stage. The preside...

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