'This Week' Web Extra: Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Cory Booker answers viewer questions.
5:04 | 03/31/13

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Hello I'm -- -- of This Week with George Stephanopoulos and joined today by mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey thank you for joining us with the America. And because we believe all politics -- social -- putting some of your questions from FaceBook and Twitter to the man. Let's start off. When we asked for questions if anyone had any and Twitter and -- back Jim -- treated at us now because you answer all of this to us questions directly through Twitter. We keep it. And out many people expressed similar sentiments so how many hours a day do you spend on Twitter. I guess so -- that only really think about it that way so it's like. Going from meeting to meeting -- waiting for people come into the office a lot of it happens in the early morning when I wake up or late at night which. Islamic followers whose idea that I don't sleep but different if I wake up what they did this morning -- -- I'll I'll start checking my -- responding people do you ever feel you can take a day off -- -- I'll be you know it's so integrators like saying to a wanted to get they often talking to -- one of the -- from connected people. And -- that the -- -- you know maybe sometimes fifteen points -- today's -- goes down tonight as it goes up. Depending on what's going on but it's it's it's really this is the democratization. Of our democracy movement a weird way because -- so we forces are pulling people away leaders away from the people special interest groups money in politics. Creating -- more from the -- environment. But I think that social media has a chance to pull people back and have politicians far more accessible far more transparent for more connected and ultimately. Move from hierarchical society to -- a level playing field. OK and then at Alan at Russell Carter wonders what your thoughts are on Clinton Booker 2006. Of it less Clinton Booker 2015 some kind of new rock band that might -- -- coming out. -- look at the end of the day. In life because -- a purpose is far more important position. And so many of us lose sight of where we are by looking at where we're gonna go so right now mayor of the city of Newark and I love what I'm doing in -- many ways. This is my highest aspiration in terms of having a job -- really help people. The next thing I'm thinking about doing next year's possibly right here -- state senate. But I think when you start going further feel from that begins to get a little -- Michelle -- asks what do you consider your best policy achievement as Mair and -- I mean that look I think the best thing you can say that and -- -- policy more spirit. Is that we've taken -- -- that used to be just disregard and disrespect than just playing this that was losing population losing taxpayers losing business. And now we've reversed those trends and now people really have a lot of respect for -- For -- sixty years -- population is growing our tax base is growing the first two hotels are counting on for years for -- office towers in decades. So while creating jobs -- pretty dramatic clip for residents. And now for our lightning -- Irony yes. -- question favorite TV show why now Star Trek unequivocally so on the -- Yes all of all the Star Trek universe I would say the next generation that was -- Erick Erickson Tom Picard who were the greatest -- -- Right and coffee or -- -- I -- -- instincts -- did not drink coffee before this job it was its job drew me to drink. -- First concert. I went to a Lional Richie concert earth concerts and OK thank you very much I like wild. -- start pet peeve. I have lots of pet peeves but I think the biggest -- I was just meanness. Rudeness. You know it's like for me like the deal breaker among date and the persons like route to the leader of The Bus -- like that via -- it's. You know life's too short every -- we have a chance to show kindness and that means the thing I liked most about him when when people think it is that you're being watched. Conceivably bend over pick up some trash -- Help somebody -- that that to me -- lifts me the most to witness that and the the occidental. Is what sort of just makes -- frustrated house. Not guilty pleasure. So many of look I think that two things angles and the most -- food so. You know I have with the relationship of two guys named Ben and Jerry. That is adorable and then you know it's just bad TV you know so lately that night I come home cricket expert from the day I -- to myself sitting with ice cream. And watching some something on TV. Jon Stewart -- colder hoping -- make you laugh. At the end of the day before -- -- I think we can all relate to that thank you so much for helping -- -- -- much has been great Christian and thank you to all of you that -- submit your questions. Please be sure to follow us. And this week at -- on Twitter at this week ABC and like us on FaceBook at FaceBook dot com slash this week ABC.

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