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Our panelists predict what innovation they'll introduce at the next State of the Union.

PETER SAGAL, Host:

Now, panel, what will be the big gimmick at next year's State of the Union. Kyrie O'Connor?

KYRIE O: They're going to flash mob Michael Jackson's "Thriller". It's going to be cute. Eric Cantor is already practicing in front of the mirror.

SAGAL: Faith Salie?

FAITH SALIE: Instead of date night, there will be bipartisan foreplay night, with consensual simultaneous robocalling and nibbling of earmarks.

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SAGAL: And Brian Babylon?

BRIAN BABYLON: For the next State of the Union, they're going to mike up the congressmen, sort of the way they do for the NFL Pro Bowl. So you might here Charlie Rangel asking like "where is the buffet?"

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CARL KASELL, Host:

And if any of those things happen, panel, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!

SAGAL: Thank you, Carl Kasell. Thanks also to Faith Salie, Kyrie O'Connor and Brian Babylon.

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SAGAL: Thanks to all of you for listening. I'm Peter Sagal. We'll see you next week, in Miami, Florida.

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