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Conversations with a 6-year old (Part Deux)

Seal of the President of the United States of AmericaSometimes 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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