On Wednesday night, the South Carolina senator outshined the president.
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elivering a response to the State of the Union (or the “joint address to Congress,” as it is technically known during a president’s first term) is an almost impossible task. Yet on Wednesday night, perhaps for the first time in history, the rebuttal was better than the president’s speech.
This was due in part to the fact that President Biden’s speech to a socially distanced crowd of 200 masked (and fully vaccinated) members of Congress lacked all the pomp and circumstance of a normal State of the Union address. Biden missed out on the opportunity to do the best thing a …