The week that was

???Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.??? 
??? George F. Will

President Obama gave his State of the Union address this week. Reactions were mixed between, “He didn’t really say anything,” and “He kept saying the same thing.” Thus he set the agenda for the year: Do nothing over and over again. If only

Speaking of doing nothing, as this is being written, the nation awaits the release of the State Department’s Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement regarding the Keystone Pipeline. My guess is that the SD’s findings found that they have to do another environmental impact study.

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) “physically threatened” (like, physically used his mouth to threaten, or…?) a reporter who got in his face after the SOTU. Grimm explained his behavior (it awesomely wasn’t really an apology), and said the journalist should have known better judging from the congressman’s name.

MSNBC tweeted, “Maybe the rightwing will hate it, but everyone else will go awww: the adorable new #Cheerios ad w/ biracial family,” then deleted the tweet and said “the offensive line” did not “reflect MSNBC’s position,” though it did reflect Melissa Harris-Perry’s position.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford defended fellow Canadian Justin Bieber for his naughtiness, thereby incriminating the singer further.

And since Human Events is a biased publication, Go Broncos!

Teresa Mull is the managing editor of Human Events.