According to the new survey, 71% of speech watchers said the president’s policies will move the country in the right direction, with 26% saying Obama’s polices will take the nation in the wrong direction. The 71% of speech watchers who said the president’s polices will move the country in the right direction is up six points from before the speech. – CNN Poll: 53% who watched speech give president thumbs up

DEMOCRATS comprised the majority of the audience last night and they approved of President Obama’s speech. No surprises there or that right-leaning cable pundits panned it.

If you want to know what will be the outcome of what Obama suggested, read the NRO op-ed.

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

(Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)