“If we had a newly elected progressive President, below is the kind of State of the Union address he or she might give.”

A 2007 essay by Melody Barnes, whose appointment as chair of the Domestic Policy Council will probably get less attention than Geithner and Summers. She’s a former aide to Ted Kennedy and a veteran of the Center for American Progress. And in your depressing SEO news of the day, the #1 Google search for her right now goes to an article about how well she dresses.