No, of course these ‘town halls’ the President runs aren’t fake:
PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, MTV
PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, MTV MTV, BET and CMT are casting the audience for town hall meeting with President Obama. Shooting Oct. 14, 4p.m. in Washington, D.C. Seeking—Audience Members: males & females, 18+. To apply, email [email protected] and put “Town Hall” in the subject line. To ensure that the audience represents diverse interests and political views, include your name, phone number, hometown, school attending, your job and what issues, if any, you are interested in o …[more]
Via Jim Geraghty. Personally, I wouldn’t care about this all that much if they weren’t calling them ‘town halls.’ It’s not like I was going to watch the President answer thirty second questions with five minute answers (that actually weren’t), after all. But how do they expect President Obama to get good at talking with* people if he’s never given the opportunity?
*Talking to people he has cove… actually, no, he’s bad at that, too. Talking at people he has covered.