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Some Alternate Questions for Obama

By Dan Froomkin
11:45 AM ET, 03/26/2009

While you're watching President Obama's unprecedented "online town hall," (which started at 11:30 a.m. ET), compare the questions being asked to the "Beltway Elite-approved questions" suggested yesterday by Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas:

" * Why are you so boring? How about cracking some jokes?

" * Don't you realize how inappropriate it is when you crack jokes?...

" * Why are you talking to us and not the NY Times, Washington Post, WSJ or USA Today?

" * Aren't you exhausted from walking and chewing gum at the same time?

" * Where were you really born, you impostor?

" * Why are you the first and only politician to ever use a teleprompter?

" * I've lost my job, my home, my business, and all hope. How else can I sacrifice to make Chuck Todd and his elite media friends happy?

" * Enough about A-Rod! What do you think about Lance Armstrong's broken collarbone?"

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