The state of the Union is distraction.
The Iraqi air force has flown to Iran to fight again another day. Whether for Iraq or Iran remains to be worked out.
Mikhail and George will hold their summit just as soon as they have rid themselves of other problems.
You can redistrict city voters any way you want, but you cannot make them vote.
The U.S. could always cork the Persian Gulf at Hormuz and contain the oil spills that way.