In the days and hours before President Obama’s final State of the Union address, the White House was sending signals that he planned to go out in style, releasing a dramatic movie trailer-style video, complete with a sly reference to the smash Broadway hit “Hamilton.” And sure enough, the song “One Last Time,” about Washington’s farewell address to the nation, seemed to have its influence, with its themes about blowing off critics who say you are weak and the wariness of partisan divisiveness.

Source: Denial, paranoia and bigotry: Obama warns against Republican ugliness and they immediately prove him right – Salon.com

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