The Confab -- Jan. 29, 2010

This week on The Confab: The not-so-big message behind the president's State of the Union address, why Chris Matthews forgot that he was white and the fading headlines on Haiti's recovery. Plus, the unappealing iPad and "trifling" state of John Edwards. Join The Root's managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz, Washington reporter Dayo Olopade and The Root's regular contributor Kai Wright.   * Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus. * Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.