President to kid: Believing in Santa is ‘marginal, right?’

President Donald Trump speaks on the phone sharing updates to track Santa’s movements from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Merry Christmas.

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?