PoliticsNation | December 10, 2012
>>> republicans in congress may be channelling ebenezer scrooge . last night, the first family even got to meet some of santa's little helpers.
>> release the elves. come on down. hey, elves. what's your name? give me a hug. good to see you. everybody look up and say cheese.
>> and let's say merry christmas .
>> merry christmas .
>> ho, ho, ho.
>> the obamas met the elves while attending a benefit concert for the national medical children's center that featured stars like conan o'brien. president obama emphasized the importance of helping other kids just like them.
>> that's really what christmas is all about. each of us is incredibly blessed in so many ways. but those blessings aren't just meant to be enjoyed. they're meant to be used and shared with those who have left.
>> he's right. let's hope everyone in washington can find a little christm christmas spirit of