A Eureka¹ moment!
As the Internet transformed shopping and news and just about everything else it is about to transform government and governance. Voices can be amassed in numbers never before seen. “People power” might actually be at hand.
We are the new lobbyists! That’s got to be scary to politicians used to playing by the old rules.
¹ – From Wikipedia: This exclamation is most famously attributed to the ancient Greek scholar Archimedes. He reportedly proclaimed “Eureka!” when he stepped into a bath and noticed that the water level rose—he suddenly understood that the volume of water displaced must be equal to the volume of the part of his body he had submerged