It’s 526 days until the next US Presidential Election, but it’s never too early to start campaigning (especially when you have a 43% approval rating).
President Barack Obama began his 2012 reelection efforts on Monday April 4 with targeted texts, an e-mail blast, and a YouTube video (which, judging by the number of likes and dislikes, has an approval rating of roughly 46%).
The President will continue his 2012 reelection campaign at a fireside chat with a potential audience of 500 million individuals worldwide on a day when college coeds and aging hippies are sure to be high on hope.
President Obama will host a Facebook Townhall event on 4/20 broadcast live from the Facebook HQ in Palo Alto, California. The social network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg will also participate in the meeting, which promises to “discuss the tough choices we must all make in order to put our economy on a more responsible fiscal path, while still investing in areas like innovation that will help our economy grow and make America more competitive.”
The event is officially called “Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity” and Obama will rock politics (and probably try to do a little early rocking of the vote) at 1:45PM PT / 4:45PM ET. You can catch the action and submit questions to the President via facebook.com/WhiteHouse or WhiteHouse.gov/live.
No word yet on whether or not Obama will give into pressure from the powerful cannabis lobby and discuss any date-related topics. Stay tuned.