It's the Super Bowl of politics - the SOTU is watched in some years by up to 60 million people, and it's usually the President's best opportunity to address the country, tell them his plan, and bolster his approval.
Since Democrats are taking some time to figure out what to do next, we shall do the same here, and skip over the entire health care reform subject, after highlighting two hilarious commentaries on the situation.
Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.
The Obama administration bears much of the responsibility for the debacle in Massachusetts. Much of the failure also rests with the progressive community which is clueless about how to respond to our new billionaire bailout society.
Geithner is a continuing liability for this President. By stepping down, he can rightly claim some successes, while also presenting an opportunity for Obama to appoint a Treasury Secretary who fights for Main Street.