(photograph by Chuck Kennedy)
This weekend, bars across America were packed with people watching the Packers and the Steelers. But tonight, bars across DC will be packed with people watching the State of the Union.
It probably seems strange to people in the Fifty Real States, but DC has its nerdy quirks. I think I’m going to opt for the warmth of my couch, but I like the idea nonetheless.
Speaking of which, have you heard about the seating arrangements? In a bipartisan gesture, lawmakers are switching up their normal seating assignments. Some Republican and Democrats will sit together, which means that they’ve been asking each other to be “seat buddies”.
It's like Capitol Hill Prom!