Sometimes kids ask questions that suggest insight and perspective beyond their years. Just a few days ago, our six year old asked me about politics. We were driving around town, and I was listening to NPR. They were reporting on a speech that President Obama had given earlier that day. That spawned a conversation about politics, term limits, and elections. Here’s a part of that conversation.
Him: Dad, Barack Obama is our president now, right? Who was our president before him?
Me: Yeah. Before Barack Obama, George W. Bush was our president.
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