“I don’t think you’ll see a laundry list.”
— Press secretary Robert Gibbs, on tonight’s State of the Union address (Los Angeles Times).
“Madam Speaker, Vice President Biden, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans…
“Four men’s T-shirts, white. Four men’s shirts, blue, no starch. Two men’s shirts, white, no starch. Two men’s shirts, white, press only. Three pairs of men’s jeans. Three pairs of men’s flat-front pants, no pressing. Two pairs of men’s pajamas. Three men’s sweatshirts. Seven pairs of men’s socks. Six pairs of men’s underwear, boxer-briefs. One men’s swimsuit. Six women’s blouses. Three women’s blouses, dry-clean only. Four pairs of women’s shorts. Two bathrobes. One women’s nightgown. Four silk dresses. Eight sweaters. Nine pairs of women’s underwear. Two coats. One evening gown. One woman’s swimsuit. One pair of women’s silk pajamas. One counterpane.
“Thank you. God bless you. And God bless the United States of America.”