Obama's Simple Rhetoric, and Rubio's Spanish Reply

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President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 12, 2013. (Reuters/Charles Dharapak/Pool)

Was President Obama's rhetoric "dumber" than that of George Washington, as The Guardian claimed after analyzing State of the Union speeches over the years? Also, was Senator Marco Rubio's Spanish language response effective in turning Latino heads and attitudes?
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