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State of the Union is on life-support

It's probably the most famous truism attributed to Abraham Lincoln: "You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." Lincoln was right. But Donald Trump tried hard to "fool all the people all the time" this week in what the media still blindly labeled a "State of the Union" speech.

Let's start right there. I've covered every State of

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