What is loved? Well, as Twitchy readers know, Sen. Joni Ernst was tapped to give the GOP response to President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight. She topped said address before it even started with this awesome move:

So, so awesome.

Here comes a buzzkill:

Sigh. Maybe she should have a chat with the actually jackass-y Luke Russert.

No contest. Ernst: 1, Obama: 0

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