- SOTU: 5 things president didn't tell Americans

State of the Union: 5 things president failed to tell Americans

Throughout the rest of the week, politicians and pundits will spend long hours dissecting and reacting to President Barack Obama‘s State of the Union address delivered Tuesday night to Congress and the country.

The American people, though, should care about what the president didn’t say. The commander-in-chief spoke at length about income inequality, gender fairness, entrepreneurship and increasing federal spending. But he failed to mention how disastrous some of his policies could be for jobs, civil rights and education.

Read the five things the president didn’t say in his 2014 State of the Union speech

VIDEO: Here are three Republicans who responded to the State of the Union address

Three Republicans responded to President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address.

Watch the videos for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Sen. Mike Lee, and Sen. Rand Paul.

How the State of the Union address devolved

There was a time when presidents didn’t even bother to deliver the State of the Union address. They just sent a report in writing to both houses of Congress. But that was long ago, in a galaxy far, far away.

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