There's something about Mitt. And whatever it is, a few folks are definitely allergic. Maybe they sense he has the same connection to humanity that a drive shaft has to bouillabaisse. Could be he's worth more than most small Balkan nations. Might be the Mormon thing or perhaps he just smells odd?
Will Durst here, with a few words on Barack Obama's third, and possibly last, State of the Union address. Although it's an election year, the administration went out of its way to reinforce that this was not a campaign speech, just a report on the progress being made. Apparently, the state of the union is pretty much exactly what we thought it was: good, getting better, but not quite great. Oh, it's definitely going to be great someday, because America has been great before and we will be great again soon. How soon? Well, that's the question. Tomorrow? Next month? 2014?
On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Republican Party. With the 2012 election cycle ramping up, we’re asking some fundamental questions: Who is the base of the Republican Party? Who’s leading it? Who’s paying the bills? How has the party changed over the years and what are its principles and goals? Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. What is your opinion of the Republican Party? And what do you want to know about it? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.