State of the Union liveblog tonight!

Check back at 8 for thrilling live coverage of the most important speech of the year


Alex Pareene
January 26, 2011 3:45AM (UTC)

Tea Party Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito are expected to skip to night's State of the Union address -- David Koch's invited them to watch the Clippers-Mavericks game projected on a massive screen at Lincoln Center's 2,500-seat David H. Koch Theater instead, I think, unless I just made that up -- but I will be here to liveblog the entire unpredictable and thrilling event. So come on back to the War Room at 8 PM eastern for up-to-the-minute standing ovation counts and close readings of the body language of the members of Congress silly enough to agree to sit next to people from the other party. I assume the full text of Obama's remarks will leak online soon enough, too, so we can focus on the really important stuff, like Joe Biden's facial expressions.

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Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of "The Rude Guide to Mitt." Email him at apareene@salon.com and follow him on Twitter @pareene

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