We all know how it is to watch a State of the Union speech by a President that we loathe. I sure do. As a good citizen, I always take the time to watch even if it is from the comfort of my living room couch. That way, I can sneer, laugh, roll my eyes, maybe even doze off and I don’t have to worry that anyone is watching.
But when you are in the Chamber “live” and there are people and cameras everywhere, it might be a good idea to have a little respect. Just a smidgen would be nice. Even if you disagree with everything he says. Even if you hate him. At least pretend to listen.
Let’s also not forget that congressmen are there as part of their job. This is what we pay you all for. You aren’t there for entertainment, you are there to listen