The Strangest Reactions To Obama's Speech

Today has (mostly) all been about reactions to President Obama's speech to Congress last night, and we've heard the full spectrum, from Karl Rove's foreboding prediction that Democrats' future in Congress is in trouble to public-option-opposing Sen. Ben Nelson's proclamation that it was a "a bit of a game-changer." But lost in the evaluations of good and bad were the simply strange...and the Atlantic Wire's Mara Gay has the strangest reactions rounded up here. Two favorites: "My ears rang with the joy of a small child on Christmas morning" and "Why is Rep Charles Boustany bathed in ethereal heavenly light?"

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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