Giving a jolt to a slow day for politics, on Monday afternoon Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted this out to his 234,000 followers:
Soon #bdbchat was among the top five trends in New York City, as metro residents grilled the mayor on matters of both policy and personal taste.
To his credit, Mr. de Blasio did answer substantive questions on issues like economic development and homelessness:
However, the mayor seemed to take more pleasure in answering questions that had nothing to do with politics:
Mr. de Blasio actually only answered a small portion of the questions directed at him—there were several pointed ones he ignored:
And of course, there were a few jokers in the mix:
There is no indication that there will be more mayoral Twitter takeovers in the future.