Yes, let’s institutionalize virtual political conventions. Reinvesting the monetary savings in public education, cleantech R&D, cancer research, debt reduction, stay-in-school programs, infrastructure, college scholarships, summer camps for the underprivileged, whatever. Just pick one. Or eleven.
And yes, keep the jet fuel in the ground.
If you’re not an airline or a hotel chain, virtual political conventions are a better experience for all concerned.