I posted this in a comment box over at Southern Appeal, and thought it was such a good idea it deserved its own post here at the Town. I think I may have blogged on this before, but it bears repeating.
This country needs its own equivalent of Prime Minister’s Questions. Now.
First off, if you’re not familiar with the concept, go to this site and check it out. It’s great government and great television.
The British version is very fiery, very intense, but also very dignified. For the ‘Merican version, we’re going to need to kick it up a notch or two.
Play-by-play and Color Commentary. I suggest either Al Michaels and John Madden, or J.R. Ross and Jerry “The King” Lawler.
Cheerleaders. This is America, after all.
Introductions with pyrotechnics. “And now, 6 foot 2, 250 pounds, from Wheaton College, the Gremlin of the gavel, Speaker of the House Dennnnnnis HAAAAAAAAAAAAAASTERRRRRRRRRT!!!!
One word: Telestrator.
What am I leaving out?