Join us here as we react to President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union address. Comedian Lizz Winstead joins Raw Story columnists Amanda Marcotte and TBogg, as well as publisher Roxanne Cooper and executive editor Tony Ortega. Join in the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #RawSOTU — and stay with us through the Republican responses, when things really get fun.
Tony Ortega is Raw Story's executive editor. From 2007 to 2012 , he was editor-in-chief of The Village Voice. He also worked at Voice Media Group's other newspapers in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Kansas City, and Fort Lauderdale. He lives in New York City and is originally from Los Angeles.
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