Twitter Question Period

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Brachina
Twitter Question Period

http://www.ndp.ca/qpq

 

 This is a website were one can follow the NDPs virtual twitter question period.

janfromthebruce

I have been following. I wish that they would mix it up a bit with some humour. Because is needs to be be both - entertaining and factual.

Unionist

Oh come on, I find the whole exercise very amusing.

 

janfromthebruce

Nathan Cullen is using snark and humour Kiss

Nathan Cullen ‏@nathancullen 1h

Tks 4 following #QPQ–catch us Mon @ 2:15. Will CPC MINs find their voice, or has the cat got their tongue? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HECa3bAFAYk …

Unionist

This is actually a fabulous idea.

When the House is in session, the opposition asks clever questions meant to show off their own virtue and embarrass the government. The government replies in exactly the same fashion. No information is exchanged.

When the House is prorogued, the opposition is now asking clever questions via Twitter - and there's no stupid insulting smug answers from the government at all!

Now, I'd like everyone to compare the cost of: a) maintaining the House of Commons; vs. b) posting on Twitter. You see where I'm going?

We could abolish the House and spend the savings on providing high-speed internet to every single Canadian everywhere - at no charge - and money to spare - some of which could be used for job training.

No one would notice that the House was missing. And democracy would flourish.

 

bagkitty bagkitty's picture

Unionist, let me guess - we will need a Facebook account in order to vote.

Unionist

bagkitty wrote:

Unionist, let me guess - we will need a Facebook account in order to vote.

LOL great idea! But first you'd have to friend everyone in your riding! I like it!