TIME's Duffy says Clinton will likely use the basic philosophical underpinning of his speech Thursday night as a standard to judge his response to the final, GOP-endorsed tax-cut package. "He's tried to insert himself in this debate and lay down what will be some tests for what he signs or vetoes," Duffy says. "Does it help the middle class or the upper class? Does it help people pay for college and their house, or not? Does it give people, as he termed it, the tools to take control of their future?"Post your opinion on theWashingtonbulletin board.