Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- George W. Bush, struggling to stay relevant in the twilight of his presidency, delivers his final State of the Union speech tonight with an urgent new mission: heading off a U.S. recession. The specter of recession also gives him a chance to show leadership and define his final months in office through something other than the Iraq war, which has helped push his approval rating to 34 percent in the most recent Bloomberg/Los Angeles Times poll.
As we prepare, thank GOD, for George W. Bush's last year in occupancy of the White House, we need to celebrate the last State of the Union address, likely, as another oxymoron.
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