The U.S. ambassador to Norway, a woman who gained fame in Norway for finishing second in Norway’s version of American Idol, and Norway’s most famous TV news anchor, drive around Oslo singing Christmas songs in Norwegian in this video provided by the U.S. embassy in Oslo.
I got nothing, folks. Nothing.
From the archive: The Would-Be Ambassador To Norway Who Has Never Been There Himself (NPR)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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