“State Of” Speeches Are Like Porn Because…
It’s scripted, but supposed to look natural.
There are “O” ‘s at all the expected spots.
Most of the “O” ‘s are fake.
At least half the people involved in the “O” ‘s, if shown in close up, look bored.
It’s hard to watch from beginning to end, but when viewed in small chucks it’s occasionally interesting.
The minority party ends up taking in in the rear.
Cunning linguistics can enliven a monotonous, formulatic occasion.
A master debater rarely gets a chance to showcase those talents.
Shamelessly stolen word for word from Wizbang. Word for word? Hell, I went to the source and copied his HTML so I wouldn’t have to mess with <li> tags. Criminal, really.