President’s Question Time

One of the funnest political shows to watch is British Prime Minister;s Question Time, where the British head of state has to face down all manner of questions from the other Members of Parliaments. The ones from the PM’s own side are usually powder puff questions (“Will the Prime Minister agree that we are teh awesome?”) but the Opposition throw verbal brickbats.

In case you missed it, President Obama went to the Republican House Issues Conference last week and showed us what an American version could look like:

If, like me, you feel America could stand a little more of this kind of open political slugfest (for the entertainment value if nothing else) please visit the Web site demandquestiontime.com and sign the petition there for this to become a regular feature of our political landscape.

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~ by B.T. Murtagh on February 3, 2010.

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