Speechwriting Obama’s clean oratory delivers a clear theme: unity His well-balanced State of the Union address skips partisan zingers in favor of a call for civility and common purpose. By Fraser P. SeitelJan. 26, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.