In what hopefully will be his final destructive act, rampaging and murdering ex-police Los Angeles officer Christopher Dorner is busy tonight distracting attention from President Obama’s State of the Union speech as he appears to be going down in flames in a California cabin just as Obama is about to begin speaking.
If members of Congress on TV seem to be looking at their electronics, you can be sure they are trying to view a drama more compelling than the one they are attending.
As of this writing, the cabin where Dorner seemed to be holed up has burned to the ground, and it doesn’t appear anyone came out. Which means we will spend the night waiting to see if they find his charred remains, which they won’t be able to immediately identify.
That is, this drama probably will continue throughout the president’s speech. The networks may even run with a split screen that shows the Dorner thing playing out on one side while the Obama thing plays out on the other.