Maybe our esteemed governor and state representatives should do something like this . . . wait, the only Republican in the state that understands internet technology is Pat Powers (And he’s really a closet Democrat). Nevermind.
Now, in the 21st century, President Obama has found his own fireside equivalent, launching an online town hall meeting Thursday where he will answer citizens’ questions about the troubled economy and his efforts to fix it.
“We’re going to try something a little different. We are going to take advantage of the Internet to bring all of you to the White House to talk about the economy,” he says in an introductory video on the site.