Saturday, January 22, 2011

State of the Union Address - #2581 - AUDIO: IS 'Sit Together' Plan for Obama's SOTU Speech an Anti-GOP 'Trap'? - Hot Air (2) State of the Union Turning Into a Sadie Hawkins Dance - American Thinker


Transcript from Media Matters:  BROUN: Well, I agree with you wholeheartedly. In fact, I’m talking to members of Congress. Our leadership said you do whatever you want to do. If you wanna sit with the Democrats, you can. If you wanna sit with Republicans, that you can. We‘re going to have a conference next week and I’m gonna bring that up there. I already believe very firmly that it is a trap and a ruse that Democrats are proposing. They don’t want civility. They want silence from the Republicans. And the sitting together being kissy-kissy is just another way to try to silence Republicans, and also to show — to keep the American people from seeing how few of them there are in the U.S. House now. Then when people stand up to — what the Democrats are going to be doing when Barack Obama spews out all his venom, then, um, if they’re scattered throughout all the Republicans, then it won‘t be as noticeable as if we’re sitting apart. Read more.......

State of the Union Turning Into Sadie Hawkins Dance - American Thinker - I made my unpopular feelings known about the two parties sitting together for the State of the Union speech next week. I see little harm in it and if it hurries along the GOP agenda, so much the better.  But this is pretty ridiculous. If I had known the process of having Dems and Republicans sit together would degenerate into a virtual Sadie Hawkins dance, I might have a few more reservations about it:  Dozens of lawmakers are getting a second dose of high school as they venture across the aisle and ask colleagues to sit with them for President Obama's State of the Union address next week.  Read more......

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