The secret is scalding water that's too hot for the human touch.
Those expecting such a spontaneous exchange with President Obama when he announced a seemingly impromptu Twitter Q&A on Thursday night were sorely disappointed to find the questions cherry-picked earlier by White House staff.
Campaign pursues key demographic early in hopes of Election Day payoff.
The strategist sparks an uproar -- and has Dems on the defensive -- after suggesting Romney, a mother of five, never worked.
The former senator's admission may just be wishful thinking, since Romney has already thrown cold water on the idea.