Time To Address The 'State Of The Family' Commentator Erin Clune creates a "State of the Family" address to parallel and parody the State of the Union address. She speaks to the assembled members of her clan to outline plans for the future.
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Time To Address The 'State Of The Family'

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Time To Address The 'State Of The Family'

Time To Address The 'State Of The Family'

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Commentator Erin Clune creates a "State of the Family" address to parallel and parody the State of the Union address. She speaks to the assembled members of her clan to outline plans for the future.

MELISSA BLOCK, Host:

Unidentified Woman: Hey, what are you doing?

ERIN CLUNE: Before I address the issues that confront us, I'd like to salute some heroes here tonight. Brother Joe, stand up.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

CLUNE: Apart from the loss of jobs, health care has been an issue in this great family of ours. People, why are there never any Band-Aids in the upstairs closet? I know we can and will do better in the future.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

CLUNE: Unidentified Child #1: You lie.

CLUNE: Unidentified Child #1: Mom.

CLUNE: Unidentified Child #2: Yeah, mom.

(SOUNDBITE OF APPLAUSE)

BLOCK: Erin Clune is a producer for the Public Radio program "To the Best of Our Knowledge" in Madison, Wisconsin.

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