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Cary Brunswick

December 10, 2013

Obama knows if you've been bad or good

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COOPERSTOWN —

Santa’s interest was piqued. He told the president that Donner, Blitzen and the other reindeer were getting older, so going high-tech with pilot-less mini-jets could be a solution.

But at the same time, Santa was skeptical. “I’m curious, Mr. President. How can you be sure you are dropping the presents at the right locations? There could be some real mix-ups.’’

“Well,’’ the president said, “I’m afraid there would always be some collateral errors with gifts.’’

Santa replied: “I believe I’ll have to pass on your offer, Mr. President. Just one mistake is one too many when I think of the hurt on a child’s face.’’

Cary Brunswick, of Oneonta, is a freelance writer and editor. He can be reached at brunswick@earthling.net. The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board.

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