Over 38 million viewers nationwide tuned in to President Barack Obama’s State of The Union Address on Tuesday evening, eager to hear the POTUS cover everything from the economy and foreign policy to immigration and healthcare. Naturally, opinions on the strength and validity of the contents have varied; some feel the POTUS connected directly with the essence of American values while others feel he left far too much to be desired. Opinions aside, most pundits and talking heads did acknowledge the eloquence and poise the Commander in Chief displayed while addressing Congress for little over an hour.
What was your reaction to the State of The Union Address? Did you love the ideas, despise the rhetoric or are you somewhere in between? Feel free to weigh in below or through IMAGES USA’s Twitter
Whether through our CMO Ricki Fairley-Brown’s State of the Union Watch Party or our resident Millennial posse posting play-by-play reactions through various social media outlets, all of us at IMAGES absorbed President Obama’s State of The Union Address. Read thoughts from our staff members below, then make sure you share your opinions through our comments section or through IMAGES USA’s Twitter
As a Cuban-American, seemingly positive statements like “equal opportunity for all” or “everyone gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share” sound all too familiar and actually make me cringe…The #SOTU address itself was well rounded and embodied all the reasons I admire this country.
– Priscilla Benitez, Account Coordinator
Quite inspiring. He finally had the form of the Senator we as a nation elected [almost 4] years prior. He had the confidence, authority, and bipartisan plans persuasive enough to get translated into bills. He exhibited his humor, personality, confidence, seriousness, and left no subject untouched. It seemed to be a political speech devoid of “politics,” and for that, I salute him.
– Justin Jordan, Senior Art Director
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