Sen. Joni Ernst is getting mixed reviews for her delivery of the GOP response to Obama’s State of the Union speech. I thought she did fine with an awful format. I actually think the party might want to skip making a response, but we can have that discussion later.
But if you’re in the camp that is critical of Ernst, you should see the Democratic response to Reagan in 1985, hosted by none other that “Slick Willie” himself, and starring House Speaker Jim “Eyebrows” Wright. Even by cheesy 1980s standards, this is beyond awful, starting with the Genesis music (how great an abuse of prog rock is this!) played too loud in the background. It’s 10 minutes you won’t get back, but you should get a good chortle out of it: