January 22, 2013

DAVID IGNATIUS: A flat, partisan and pedestrian speech. “The only voice that really soared at midday was Beyonce’s.”

Plus, from Slate: “Obama even indulged in American liberalism’s favorite ideological tic—the insistence that it’s not an ideology at all, but simply a pragmatic response to changing circumstances.”

UPDATE: Nick Gillespie: Profs Grade Obama’s Inaugural Address; Demonstrate Reality of Grade Inflation.