Updated at 3:59 p.m.
And now, presenting President Obama’s State of the Union address as seen through the eyes of New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco.
A notoriously early riser who tweets about being the first customer each morning in the IHop parking lot in his Prius, Ochocinco (and the Patriots) had a day off before preparing for Super Bowl XLVI, which explains why he was up late and channel sufing.
Told that this is John Boehner, speaker of the House of Representatives, Ochocinco inquires if Boehner “has a Twitter.”
By Wednesday morning, Ochocinco had tangible proof of a responsive government in action, with a tweet from his new BFF:
Not that Boehner was going to have the last word.
Scratch that. Evidently, this is like one of those phone conversations in which neither party wants to be the first to hang up.