So there you have it — just your ordinary, run-of-the-mill, election year State of the Union Address and opposition responses. Nothing at all political there. Nudge-nudge, wink-wink.
It's almost impossible to scrape the politics off your shoes after one of these things, isn't it? You can never quite get it all.
Still, let's give it a shot by taking a glance at some of President Obama's tax proposals.
As if any of this stands a snowball's chance of seeing the light of day anytime soon. What happens when a divided Congress enters an election year? Nothing. Absolutely nothing.
Still, let the debate begin. Here's a sample of some of the analyses that have surfaced in SOTU's wake.
Take it all with an extremely large grain of salt — and watch where you step.