Dear Mr. President: ‘The country needs more spunk’

Here’s your daily dose of sweetness:

The White House is understandably making a big deal about an 8-year old-girl’s letter to President Barack Obama today.

“Lily” says America needs more spunk. She also says if her dream job of being a cardiovascular surgeon doesn’t work out, she’d like to fall back on being president of the United States. It’s always good to have a Plan B.

It’s a sweet letter but what is particular comforting is this: Kids still write letters to the president of the United States.

And sometimes they write back: