Our attention was caught this morning by the exciting news coming out of South Carolina: Gov. Nikki Haley is going to give the rebuttal to The Kenyan Usurper’s final State of the Union Address!
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, coming off a year where she gained national attention for her handling of the Charleston church slayings, will deliver the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 12.
Haley is calling her nationally televised speech from Columbia an “address” rather than a “response,” as the political counterpoints have been called since they began in 1966. Haley is the first South Carolinian to deliver the State of the Union response.
“This is a time of great challenges for our country but also of great opportunities,” she said in a statement. “I intend to speak about both.”Haley is following in the footsteps of such notables as Paul Ryan (VP Candidate 2012), Marco ‘Big Gulp’ Rubio (likely VP Candidate 2016), and most memorably Bobby Jindal (Kenny the Page). But for sheer weirdness, can anyone ever top the address our old pal One-L gave to the citizens of Uranus: