Topics

The Briefing 01-30-14

1) State of the Union: It’s not what happened, but what didn’t happen

State of the Union: Obama Seeks to Narrow Income Gap, Wall Street Journal (Carol E. Lee and Peter Nicholas)

Hardened, Obama Strikes Tough Tone for Modest Agenda, New York Times (Carl Hulse)

2) Religious roots an embarrassment to modern liberals

Remember the religious roots of liberal thought, Financial Times (Larry Siedentop)

3) Is the United States entering a new liberal era?

America is becoming more liberal, Washington Post (Steve Rosenthal)