House Leader John Boehner's office was quick to break down President Obama's address to the nation last night. After the speech, they expressed several points of contention. During the speech, Obama perpetuated the myth that Republicans have offered no alternatives for the budget and asserted that increased taxes on charitable giving will have no significant impact. In fact, Boehner has released a video expressing alternative ideas and philanthropic leaders have noted the harm such a tax policy could have on charitable giving.
You can read up on these myths and more taken directly from last night's address to the nation here.