What Conservatives and Liberals Are Saying About the 2013 State of the Union Address As It Unfolds

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Feb. 12 2013 8:29 PM

The Instant Spin Room

What conservatives and liberals are saying about the 2013 State of the Union address as it unfolds.

In the age of Twitter, we no longer have to wait to see how partisans and pundits will receive big speeches like Tuesday’s State of the Union address—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 Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, Marco Rubio’s response for the GOP, and Rand Paul’s response for the Tea Party as it all unfolds in real time. Welcome to tweet alley!

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