President Obama’s twitter town hall today will feature questions taken from people using the hashtag #askobama on twitter. Of course, no tough question will make it through the screening process, but some of the ones that have been suggested really deserve an answer.
A few examples:
Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner: “Geithner’s chief of staff was a Goldman lobbyist. He didn’t get a waiver. Does he really avoid all tax, monetary & banking issues? #AskObama“
UVA political science professor Larry Sabato: “#askObama If Bush had launched Libyan adventure, wouldn’t Sen.Obama have demanded War Powers Act be obeyed?”
Spectator alum Philip Klein: “You said the individual mandate isn’t a tax,yet your administration is arguing in court that it is. Which is it? #AskObama
Also from Phil: “Why has your administration refused to release records of your secret health care meetings with stakeholders? #AskObama
And this one is pointed…because it comes from the AFL-CIO: