Really, you can’t just read the classic story to kids and move on with your life? It’s a story that has been passed down for years. Why ruin it with your PC bullsh*t? Add Michelle to the list of people who suck the life out of Christmas.
First lady Michelle Obama stopped in the middle of a public reading of “The Night Before Christmas” on Monday night to advise a group of schoolchildren that Santa Claus has given up smoking his trademark pipe for health reasons.
Obama and Seacrest exchanged verses until they got to the part where Santa Claus is described as having a “stump of a pipe” “tight in his teeth.”
“I think St. Nick gave up smoking,” the first lady broke into the poem to add. “This was a long time back.”
“This was written way back in the day,” Seacrest helpfully observed.
“Way back in the day,” Obama assured the children.
The video is bellow. If you want to skip to the stupid comments, jump to the three-and-a-half minute mark.