The President’s State of the Union on Citizens United and foreign nationals #SOTU

The Times is reporting that President Obama’s State of the Union speech may be mischaracterizing the Supreme Court’s opinion in Citizens United (scroll to the 8:31 p.m. entry).

The president appeared to have mischaracterized the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn restrictions on corporate-paid political commercials by suggesting that the decision invited political advertisements by foreign companies, too.

With the Chief Justice and Justice Kennedy a few feet away, maybe we’ll get a reaction shot?

UPDATE: It seemed to be President Obama’s reference to his “century” remark that prompted Justice Alito to shake his head and mouth what looked like “not true.”  (NBC had the reaction shot I was hoping for.)

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