A day after President Trump requested a 7-year-old if he nonetheless believed in Santa, a letter surfaced from President Kennedy reassuring somewhat lady that Santa was alive and nicely — and that he’d do his finest to guard St. Nick from nuclear annihilation.
“Expensive Michelle, I used to be glad to get your letter about attempting to cease the Russians about bombing the North Pole and risking the lifetime of Santa Claus,” JFK wrote on Oct. 28, 1961, as Chilly Warfare the tensions between the 2 nuclear superpowers simmered.
“I share your concern concerning the atmospheric testing of the Soviet Union, not just for the North Pole however for nations all through the world; not just for Santa Claus however for individuals all through the world,” he wrote within the typewritten letter, which was posted on Twitter by presidential historian Michael Beschloss.
“Nonetheless, you could not fear about Santa Claus. I talked with him yesterday and he’s tremendous. He will probably be making his rounds once more this Christmas, Kennedy concluded.
Trump, answering youngsters whose calls to NORAD had been patched by to the White Home, supplied a decidedly totally different tackle Santa when talking to a teen named Coleman.
“Are you continue to a believer in Santa? As a result of at 7, it’s marginal, proper?” Trump requested Coleman, sparking a comic book response on Twitter.
“Thanks for the cookies Coleman! Believing in me isn’t marginal at any age however believing on this man is!“ tweeted “SantaClaus.”
“Trump (in booming voice) to a child named Coleman: “Hi there, is that this Coleman? Merry Christmas. How are you? How outdated are you?…. Are you doing nicely in class? Are you continue to a believer in American politics?” added Zan Phee.
“Positively put an finish to this custom till Trump is gone. He can’t be trusted to talk to a toddler,” Nancy Chando commented on Beschloss’ put up.