The state of the union is ... rockin’.
A video from the White House to promote President Barack Obama's State of the Union address is set to a bass-driven dubstep soundtrack—and promises viewers who visit the website whitehouse.gov a “special enhanced presentation.”
What exactly those enhancements are, aren’t specified. President Obama as a hologram in your living room? The speech delivered in 3D? A dance floor and a DJ?
Spoiler alert: Probably not. The video, clearly aimed at a younger audience, is doing its best to jazz up what is generally a policy-driven event. But that doesn't mean the White House can't have a little fun—the short video runs electronic, thumping music to Obama’s past applause lines.
It also goes through a montage of what we may see tonight: Hillary Clinton giving a head nod; Michelle Obama sitting with special guests; the stand and clap; the sit and clap; and plenty of pie charts.
Really, if you miss the State of the Union, at least tune in to the video.
You can watch the State of the Union speech on the homepage of Yahoo! tonight at 9 p.m. ET.
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