There's really nothing like a handwritten note from a constituent you've known for years. But I'm excited to harness the power of technology that's making it easier to stay in touch with my constituents.
Writing with accountability and reading with a sense of responsibility on the Web would form a compact between author and reader, providing a strong "formula" upon which to base our mutually constructed and shared social state.
Imagine an alternative universe in which Mark Zuckerberg is born before Tim Berners-Lee, and invents the Web. This alternative history writes its own ending: The Web would be a boring, small, and of little consequence.