It’s not the people that are different, it is the configuration of space. Trying to hold a town hall discussion, the kind that Obama promoted during his campaign and presidency on, say, Facebook, is very much like holding a physical town hall in a nightclub with very loud music, a lot of noise, so you have to shout to get heard, addictive drinks, private bouncers, intoxicating drinks, I can go on. [laughs]

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