Episode #84: “Bowie and SOTU.”

A strangely manic Rosen wants badly to engage with the State of the Union address, but first the boys must complete a respectful David Bowie mourning period. Once that’s (mostly) out of the way, they move onto the meat of this week’s show, namely asking if

Two of President Obama’s four SOTU points are good for the Jews?

being careful to consider the ins and outs of the “Obama Doctrine” (especially as it applies — or doesn’t) to the Middle East and  the sincerity of the President’s request that politics “reflect what’s best in us,” acknowledging the reality of trash-talking Presidents and stone-faced members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, then taking us home with some vintage Thin White Duke, as is only right.


In some cultures, pointing is considered rude.

About Larry Rosen

Was born Jewish, raised Jewish and educated Catholic. He is a “Jewsuit”. He is also a husband, father, newspaper and magazine writer, habitual wearer of baseball caps and author of the soon-to-be-released memoir about his son’s bar mitzvah, “The Rabbi Has Left the Building.”