ComPost: State of the Union


Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 01/29/2014

How to apologize after you threaten to throw a reporter off a balcony

Repeatedly, and at length.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:31 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apologies', Michael Grimm, oops, State of the Union

Posted at 01:32 AM ET, 01/29/2014

State of the Union in three GIFs and one quote

And the response, in one quote.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:32 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/28/2014

State of the Union bingo for 2014

Play along at home!

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:43 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:08 AM ET, 02/13/2013

President Obama's 2013 State of the not-Mardi-Gras Union

It's the State of the Union, again.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:08 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Top ten things the State of the Union address should say...

We’re overlooking some big ones!

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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 01/25/2011

The State of the Union Drinking Game

"He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union," reads the Constitution. And we shall, from time to time, play a drinking game while the speech occurs. Every year since the...

By Alexandra Petri and Stephen Stromberg  |  05:03 PM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bad Advice, Bad Advice, Bad Advice | Tags:  alcohol, state of the union

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 01/25/2011

State of the Union: Competitiveness, the Super Bowl, and Amy Chua

The economy's up a little. Although chastened by tragedy, we're feeling more civil to each other. Except for that awkwardness with the piano music, the dinner with China was a success. Now, with the State of the Union Address, it's...

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:34 AM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama | Tags:  America, Barack Obama, football, state of the union, tiger mothers