I’ve got nothing better to do, so I’m going to try out a new service called “Cover It Live” to make sarcastic comments about the State of the Union speech. Keep in mind that this is mainly just a test of the “Cover It Live” software.
Update – 10:15 PM 1/28/2008
MSNBC has the text of the speech here. Apparently ThinkProgress broke the embargo.
Update – 10:23 PM 1/28/2008
The four DCCC text messages:
Bush: We share a common goal- making health care more affordable and accessible for all Americans.
Reality: He vetoed healthcare for 10 million kids, twice.
Bush: 116 million American taxpayers would see their taxes rise by an avg of $1,800.
Reality: Middle income Americans will receive less than half that.
Bush: Trust in innovative spirit of medical researchers, empower them to discover new treatments
Reality: Bush vetoed funding for stem cell research, twice
Bush on Iraq: The truth is Bush’s endless war in Iraq is not only costing American lives, but also $11 billion a month.