Tonight’s Obama address on the IS challenge is assuming such major significance that I’ve decided to take a hiatus now and resume blogging during and after the speech, as I usually do for SOTU, presidential candidate debates, and national conventions. I’m not promising a full live-blog, but I will offer some thoughts as it transpires and after it ends. See you then!
Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.
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