making the rounds

This year, both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union Address fall on the same day. As Air America Radio pointed out, “It is an ironic juxtaposition: one involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to a creature of little intelligence for prognostication, and the other involves a groundhog.”

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posted at 12:00 am on Thursday, February 02, 2006 in Humour | Comments (2)

2 Comments

  1. Brian says:

    Prognostication?

    Article II, Section 3. He (The President) shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient;

    It’s cute snark but the purpose of the SOTU address is hardly prognostication.

  2. Harald Koch says:

    Humour is seldom about 100% truth; I’m not too worried about it.

    As for the actual SOTU, well… see my earlier comments

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