Bush speaks from the actual White House, not in jeans behind a podium with some invited well-wishers. He's coming to us from the Oval Office, like in the olden days after radio but before Karl Rove.
National Guardsmen as the Border Patrol? A disgusting way to appease his base...aim weapons at Mexico.
I haven't said a word about the NSA scandal yet. Somewhere in my heart, I wish no one would have to say another word. It is so clearly illegal and Orwellian that anything less than impeachment is an acceptance of the logic of dictatorship.
So tune in...and have your favorite bottle of booze at the ready.
- Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.