Obama’s Speech Will Likely Be Political Theater

President will remain unpopular, and jobs will stay scarce

   

When is President Obama’s speech tonight about jobs? Obama will speak to Congress Thursday evening at 7 p.m. EST.

What will President Obama’s speech tonight cover? To hear the television and news media speculations, the president will give both chambers of Congress his $300 billion plan to create jobs. Obama should touch on ideas such as building roads and schools, extend unemployment insurance, cut payroll taxes and help chronically jobless groups like older Americans and veterans.