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I like the way this guy thinks... - Mark's Journal
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I like the way this guy thinks...
Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall released a letter Wednesday proposing that members of both political parties sit next to each other at this year's State of the Union address instead of the normal seating which is divided along party lines. "As the nation watches, Democrats and Republicans should reflect the interspersed character of America itself," Udall wrote.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/12/senator-wants-changed-seating-for-state-of-the-union/
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kukla_red From: kukla_red Date: January 13th, 2011 03:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
I heard about that last night and I think it is a good idea too. I hate the image it presents to the world - the divided sides, one side always sitting on their hands, stony-faced, no matter who is president.
kinnerc From: kinnerc Date: January 13th, 2011 04:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
I do like this.

Perhaps the House & Senate could be re-arranged by state instead of by Party. I think the "aisle system" only makes sense in a parlimentary system, which, of course, we don't have.

Hmmmmm.
blaisepascal From: blaisepascal Date: January 13th, 2011 05:33 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'd rearrange the Senate by class. It's somewhat arbitrary, and would ensure that Senators sit near someone who represents a different constituency.
sskipstress From: sskipstress Date: January 13th, 2011 05:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
There are always the public school favorites of alphabetically and by height.
vvalkyri From: vvalkyri Date: January 13th, 2011 05:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
I like that idea. A lot.
queenmabwords From: queenmabwords Date: January 13th, 2011 07:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
I wish they would.
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