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February 24, 2009

Obama’s Non-SOTU: The BAG’s Top 11 Screen Grabs Of The Night

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Though the times might be grim (hat tip to Sergeant at Arms), what was inescapable tonight

was Obama’s irrepressible sense of confidence. (Although I thought a good part of the

pre-speech adulation was also post-Bush relief.)

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Congress applauding the one honest banker in America.

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Nancy kvelling (with good reason).

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What a far cry from this.

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“My good friend Dr. Coburn! Let me look at you (and, vice-versa).

Oh, there’s John! Hey John, I’m lovin’ my helicopter!”

(A month in, Obama’s already made major inroads seducing

the opposition. Beyond basketball, I think it’s his favorite sport.)

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(The stuff of great caption contests. I’m leaving this one up to the readership.)

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What was that mouth?

(Joe hasn’t been the same since Obama finished him off with a carrot.)

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Good to see you. Good to be here.

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Alas, keeping these guys happy too. (But not completely, thank God.)

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The girl who wrote the “We’re Not Quitters” letter.

And one of the most popular First Ladies in history — as well as “44’s” ballast.

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It was all downhill after “Happy Mardi Gras.”

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