In the age of Twitter, we no longer have to wait to see how partisans and pundits will receive big speeches like today’s second inaugural address by President Obama—now we can witness the spinning, reporting, and commentary in real time.
Below are the live Tweets of 20 liberal pundits and politicos on the left-hand side of the screen and 20 conservative pundits and politicos on the right-hand side of the screen. You can see what both sides are saying about Obama’s inauguration speech—what it means for the president’s legacy and its short-term political impact—as he delivers it. Welcome to Tweet alley!
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