Posted Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at 1:33 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. The president made a populist pitch to voters for economic fairness, saying the federal government should more do to balance the benefits of a capitalist society. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)
Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images
My new piece previews tonight's State of the Union address by poring over the leaks and threats and flack nonsense that have preceded it.