President Donald Trump isn’t much for small talk. When he and the First Lady took and made Christmas calls on Monday, he asked a kid if she still believed in Santa Claus, he suggested that at 7, “it’s marginal, right?”
Welcome to adulthood, kid. It doesn’t get any better. Toughen up.
But here’s the big question we have: How many stinking pictures of a guy talking on the phone do the White House press photographers need to take?
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.