Lying Media Bastards

January 31, 2006


The president’s yearly State of the Union address masquerades as an update on the status of the country (as if we didn’t have this thing called “the news”) and as an outline of the president’s vision for the next year. Of course, what it’s really about is trying to score political points with your words given the existing climate in popular opinion. I’m not even sure if it rises to the level of political theater; it seems much more to me like one of many moves on a chess board in the arrogant game of power.

Therefore, the State of the Union address is meaningless, and no one should bother to pay attention to it.

[abrupt change of tone in 3… 2… 1…]

Which is why me and my fellows at RadioActive San Diego will be covering the speech live tonight! We’ll stream the speech as it goes, carving it up, pointing out the lies, and above all, mocking the Fucker-In-Chief, in the hopes that sarcasm will prevent us all from screaming.

Please join us.
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
6pm-8pm PST (-ish)

Posted by Jake on January 31, 2006 9:18 am


  1. Preview: State of the Union Address
    Renee Montagne talks to Senior Correspondent Juan Williams about some of the topics the president is

    Comment by Political News and Blog Aggregator — January 31, 2006 @ 10:03 am

  2. I drank every time:
    1) he told an outright lie
    2) he said the words “victory,” “energy,” or “freedom”
    3) he invoked 9/11
    4) he mentioned any animals

    An hour speech. A six-pack of cold Natty Light. Neither was “the healthy choice.” I also had $20 at 7-to-1 that he’d use the word “evil” more than 9 times, but it came in at a paltry 2. Oh well.

    In the meantime, I’d be a fool not to share this:
    a brilliant SOTU mash-up


    Comment by N — February 1, 2006 @ 12:04 pm

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