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drray23

(7,711 posts)
Wed Mar 2, 2022, 11:59 PM Mar 2022

President Biden SOTU speech was so incredibly good

It was so well received by the vast majority of americans, greater than 70 % at last count depending on which poll you look at. Even the Washington Time had a good article about it.

In times of crisis, President Biden unique ability to connect with people is an asset that maybe the white house should use more. Not only is he excellent at it, that form of communication - i.e big, televised speech on every network and cable outlets reaches everybody regardless of their political leanings, it allows for bypassing the usual media bias.

Unsurprisingly when told the truth in a rational and empathetic way people understand it. This reminded me (sort of, I was not born) of the FDR fireplace chats.

I wonder if the white house could come up with a way to do something similar so that they can stay connected with the public. The question of course is, would the networks carry it if it was a regular thing or is this kind of gravitas only a once-a-year thing provided by the SOTU?

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President Biden SOTU speech was so incredibly good (Original Post) drray23 Mar 2022 OP
President Biden, when VP, said the Affordable Care Act... 3catwoman3 Mar 2022 #1

3catwoman3

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1. President Biden, when VP, said the Affordable Care Act...
Thu Mar 3, 2022, 12:31 AM
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…was a BFD. Joe is the RFD - Real Fucking Deal.

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