Ending speculation, Carlton Cuse tweeted "No State of the Union conflict with LOST! We go Feb. 2!" Meanwhile White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is saying he doesn't "foresee a conflict." So, the State of the Union is probably on Jan. 26, and may actually only be The Corner's second-least favorite show on television.

Update: Because the White House and the White House press corps is full of nerds, the Lost issue came up twice in today's press briefing. Here's the first:

On the second time, Gibbs gave his "I don't foresee" comment sheathed in a dig at the sci-fi show that revels in not making sense. Just like press secretaries!