Obama answers questions on Reddit
U.S. President Barack Obama participated in a session of “Ask me what you want” on Reddit, causing an avalanche of popular and site visits, which suffered some falls for this reason. The president received all kinds of questions, from space exploration to the recipe of the beer served at the White House.
It is the first time a president uses this platform to connect with citizens. Remember that Obama ( PresidentObama on Reddit) is in the midst of the campaign to be reelected for a second term, facing Republican candidate, Mitt Romney.
Among the interesting topics, Obama said the space program is important for his government. “The key is to invest in innovative research that could lead to the next level – so while we continue to work on the International Space Station, we are focused on a potential mission to an asteroid, as a prelude to a manned flight to Mars,” he said.
Also asked about Internet freedom, considering initiatives like SOPA and PIPA in recent times. “Internet freedom is something I know you worry strongly, me too. We will fight hard to ensure that the Internet remains an open forum for all, “he said.
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