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Clapping, Sleeping And Serenading: The State Of The Union's Evocative Moments

Would it be politics in 2019 if it didn't inspire memes?
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reacts to a comment by President Trump during his State of the Union address on Tuesday. Source: Doug Mills

The president begged for unity before unleashing a speech that focused squarely on his most controversial policy. A traditional show of support from the speaker of the House turned into a sarcastic instant meme.

Such is politics in 2019.

President Trump's State of the Union speech can be measured in a number of ways: length (it was the ); content (Trump predictably, while also announcing a date and time for his next meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un); and, maybe most fittingly, the visuals.

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