Keizertimes Publisher, Lyndon Ziatz, shares his opinion on the theatrics at the State of the Union Speech.
The State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 4, was worthy of a reality televison show. It had something for every viewer. It had something for people to hurrah and for others to disdain.
The event started on a startling note when the President seemed to ignore House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s outstretched hand before he began speaking. Did he not notice she was attempting to shake his hand? Did he snub her? It is open to interpretation.
The non-handshake was bookended with the Speaker methodically tearing up a copy of the speech at the end of the president’s speech. Pelosi dramatically tore it in half, making a