It was a gorgeous sunrise across the frozen tundra of flyover country this morning. Against the backdrop of a collapsing economy, we caught ourselves singing “the sun will come up tomorrow,” before we recalled another famous sun-phrase: “Red sky in morning, sailor take warning.”
Tonight, Barack Obama gives his speech to a joint session of Congress and we’ll figure out which he’s going with. I’ll live blog it here at 8 p.m.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.