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The state of the nation (Sona) address will be disappointing because it always is. This is our collective agreement. Those are the rules.

I don’t know why we do it, but we do and it’s always the same. For a single evening, we allow ourselves to disconnect from our stoic, defensive pragmatism and our hopes of glacial, incremental change, and throw ourselves headlong down the super-tube of political escapism...

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