All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sotu’

Marco Rubio’s Water Bottle Moment Tapped for Late but Funny Poland Spring Facebook Post

If you watched Senator Marco Rubio’s GOP rebuttal to the President’s State of the Union address last night, you probably saw him awkwardly reach for a small water bottle in the middle of the speech. The man needed some water, it’s really not that big of a deal. The only thing was that the water bottle was simply placed way …

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State of the Union: Obama’s Minimum Wage Bit Sees Biggest Twitter Spike

Tuesday night’s State of the Union address contained 6,419 words and took just about an hour to deliver. 101 different lines in the speech were followed by applause, and President Obama mentioned defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney a total of twice throughout the address. Twitter has provided us with some more figures – total tweets and tweets per minute. And …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is Michelle Obama’s Guest at Tuesday’s State of the Union

It’s going to be another Apple-heavy FLOTUS box at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. First Lady Michelle Obama will be welcoming Apple CEO Tim Cook as one of her guests at the SOTU. According to the White House, Cook will be accompanied by “military families, those championing immigration reform and those whose lives have been touched by gun …

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Ted Nugent Tweets He’ll Attend State of the Union

Ted Nugent, who is neither dead or in jail, will be one of the guests present at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. He’s attending as the guest of Steve Stockman, a Republican U.S. Representative from Texas’ 36th congressional district. Ted Nugent, a noted gun enthusiast and cat scratch fever sufferer, has been vocal in his criticisms of President …

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SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address

Twitter reports today that the traffic specifically about the State of the Union address last night – DURING the address, not counting follow-up remarks – was over 760,000. The hashtag #education alone saw 35,972 tweets. Other hashtags promoted by Twitter were #jobs, #manufacturing, #energy, and #fairness.

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SOTU: Twitter Fu From the White House Comes Home

Before the State of the Union address last night, the White House started a little discussion. And, they did it in the most ingenious way. Last month, the 2.6 million followers of @WhiteHouse and the 11.6 million followers of @BarackObama on Twitter were asked “What does $40 mean to you?” with the hashtag #40dollars. The discussion was about the payroll …

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SOTU: Twitter Jockeys Respond

President Obama delivered his third State of the Union address last night. Folks watched with smartphones and laptops at the ready, tweeting as they went. That was the most one-sided debate I’ve ever seen.#SOTU — Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) January 25, 2012 Undertaker Rep Eric Cantor looked like a angry little prince at #SOTU.Does he not really care about regular people …

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