There’s nothing in the Constitution requiring a president to deliver his report on the State of the Union in a speech before a joint session of Congress. In fact, over the nation’s first century or so, most presidents simply submitted a written report.


That all changed, however, with the advent of radio and television. It’s now an annual routine for a president to deliver an address to lawmakers and other top government officials.


But a departure from that modern tradition might arise if certain Republicans allow their pathological hatred of Barack Obama to get the better of their judgment.


The story is HERE.

There’s nothing in the Constitution requiring a president to deliver his report on the State of the Union in a speech before a joint session of Congress. In fact, over the nation’s first century or so, most presidents simply submitted a written report.

That all changed, however, with the advent of radio and television. It’s now an annual routine for a president to deliver an address to lawmakers and other top government officials.

But a departure from that modern tradition might arise if certain Republicans allow their pathological hatred of Barack Obama to get the better of their judgment.

The story is HERE.