Skip to comments.Michelle Obama helps children track Santa's Christmas Eve journey - with NORAD
Posted on 12/25/2010 4:37:18 PM PST by traumer
Michelle Obama joined an American festive tradition when she fielded calls to a Santa-tracking switchboard last night.
The North American Aerospace Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa's Christmas Eve travels for 55 years but this is the first time an American First Lady has joined in the fun.
A telephone link from Hawaii, where the Obamas are spending Christmas break, to NORAD, the joint U.S.-Canada command that monitors the North American skies from a control centre in Colorado Springs, allowed Mrs Obama to speak to excited American children keen to know Santa's whereabouts.
The White House said Mrs Obama took calls for 40 minutes and spoke with children from at least a dozen families.
'I was ecstatic because I was talking to the president's wife,' said Evan Race, 10.
'I was really surprised' said his eight-year-old sister Anna. Seven-year-old Colin Race also got to talk with Mrs Obama.
NORAD Tracks Santa, the official name of the exercise, began in 1955 when a Colorado Springs newspaper ad invited kids to talk to Santa on a hotline.
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I am all wee-weed too..... :o)
So she’s not a muslim? Excuse my ignorance; stories about her are usually uninteresting/annoying/offensive/etc.
Ain’t Esther is on the job.
The Rookie & the Wookie. Just marvelous.
Now THEY have your phone # and GPS co-ordinates....
No, Aunt Esther is though.
But I am so under the Radar it will not help them.
Was she shoveling ice cream down her throat at the time?
No, little Evan, you were being used.
What she won’t tell us is that they have put up a no fly zone around the white house for Santa because they don’t believe in giving gifts to children.
She doesn’t celebrate Christmas but helps track Santa. And she tells what one of her girls wants for Christmas. These people will lie about anything.
Last year Michelle stole his belt!
Santa would not need all those reigndeer. Just have MOsquach pull the damn thing herself.
Janet Napolitano was trying to get the AF to shoot Santa down, claiming she was protecting the “American People”.
“Just have MOsquach”
I close my eyes and pretend I’m Santa. I can not see around that fat ass. I crash into a chim...... lol
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