I got an email from President Barack Obama on Friday. I didn’t realize he knew me, but it was a nice letter and apparently he wants to hear from me personally!
The day after I delivered my State of the Union Address to Congress, I took off to connect with ordinary Americans around the country, talk more about our Blueprint for an America Built to Last, and get some feedback.
That’s why I’m writing you.
I guess my presence on the internet finally paid off. He realizes that I’m someone he can turn to for guidance.
On Monday we’re going to do something a little different. At 5:30 p.m. ET, I’ll walk into the Roosevelt Room across the hall from the Oval Office, take a seat, and kick-off the first-ever completely virtual town hall from the White House.
All week, people have been voting on questions and submitting their own, and a few of them will join me for a live chat.
What do you want to ask me?
This is going to be an exciting way to talk about the steps that we need to take together at this make-or-break moment for the middle class.
I suppose I should ask him about drug policy. Probably nobody else has done that yet, and I bet he’s anxious to have the opportunity to talk about legalization.
Seriously, here is the actual top vote-getter for tomorrow night, from LEAP’s Stephen Downing.