The annual address has become a tired laundry list of presidential objectives. This year, though, might be different.
As the product of a Mad Men-era ad-agency romance, I know: The show gets the sex right, but fails to portray the love.
Most leadership disasters stem from honest mistakes made by people with noble intentions but flawed judgment.
Romney's father dubbed business leaders "political eunuchs" and railed against giant cars and corporations in a spate of bold speeches in the '50s and '60s.