The State of the Union will be... Intoxicated
January 27, 2003
Adam Felber: The State of the Union Drinking Game (2003 Edition):
Updating the game for this year was a bit despressing, because there's so little that truly needs updating. The economy is still slogging through mud, the pervasive stink of corporate collusion and corruption is still being sidestepped by the denizens of the White House and politely ignored by most of the press, and we are still fighting the evil-doers in the Middle East (yes, as a very wise man once crooned, the "names have all changed since you've come around/ But those dreams still remain, and they turn around...").Posted by Andrew Raff at January 27, 2003 09:21 PM
So the amendations to the Drinking Game are largely cosmetic, relecting rhetorical shifts in Bush's patter more than any real change or progress. But it's still a civic duty to watch the Address, and this is still the best way to do so while avoiding fits of rage and despair. So choose your poison, gather round the telly, and play....