Political Consultant Frank Luntz Fawns Over State Of The Union: ‘Wow’

attends HBO's Official Golden Globe Awards After Party at Circa 55 Restaurant on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Political consultant Frank Luntz declared Tuesday that “only one word” could describe President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address: “Wow.”

Last year, pundits across the political spectrum celebrated Trump’s from-the-prompter address as “presidential.” “He became President of the United States in that moment, period,” Van Jones said on CNN in 2017, describing the moment Trump honored the widow of a Navy SEAL during his first address to a joint session of Congress.

Afterward, the nearly unconditional praise was seen as short-sighted.

On Tuesday, Luntz applied the same kind of rigorous analysis: