Groundhog Day, SOTU speech not so dissimilarPublished 6:01am Monday, February 3, 2014
In this new year, 2014, both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union Address occur close to each other.
This is an ironic juxtaposition of events.
One involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to an insignificant creature of little intelligence for prognostication.
The other involves a ground hog.