Today, FBI director Robert Mueller spoke at the National Press Club. The journalist hosting the event asked Meuller if he had ever posted anything on the Internet. When Meuller said that he had not, the journalist replied, “So I can’t ask you to be my Facebook friend?:
Q: Have you ever posted anything on the Internet?
MUELLER: That is a very good follow-up question to which the answer is no. [...]
Q: So I guess I can’t invite you to be my Facebook friend?
MUELLER: No. I will go look you up on facebook now.
Q: You’ll love the picture!
When face-to-face with Washington’s leaders, the media sure knows how to ask the most important questions.