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News anchor: Santa doesn’t exist, get over it

by Brad A. Greenberg

December 2, 2011 | 7:41 pm

Bah humbug!

A Chicago news anchor surprised some parents and potentially confused some children when she announced during a nightly newscast that Santa Claus doesn’t exist.

Robin Robinson, an anchor at Fox Chicago, responded to a segment about managing gift expectations of children during Christmas by saying that they should know there is no Santa Claus.

“Stop trying to convince your kids that Santa is Santa,” Robinson said to co-anchor Bob Sirott during a segment Tuesday night. “That’s why they have these high expectations. They know you can’t afford it, so what do they do? Just ask some man in a red suit. There is no Santa.”

That story is from ABC News, and it’s pretty tragic.

For anyone who needs their faith restored, just read “Yes, Virginia,” the most reprinted editorial in history.

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