This year has been hard on everyone, now imagine the confusion and frustration that little kids are feeling through everything. Many events, activities and fun that they are used to all year, especially for the holidays have been canceled or changed. They cant even sit on Santa's lap anymore. Sabella DeCarlo worked hard to get her little boy Michael a turn to see Santa at the Harlem Irving Plaza mall in Norridge Illinois. They picked out an outfit, the boy had talked up the visit for days and was so excited.

It was finally Michaels turn, mask on eyes gleaming, little Michael sat across from Santa and they started to chat. Thins quickly turned bad when Santa asked what he could bring Michael for Christmas. A nerf gun the boy said excitedly. That's when Santa showed what he was really all about. He said he would not be putting a gun of any kind under the Christmas tree this year.

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“No, not even a Nerf gun,” Santa informed the little guy. “If your dad wants to get it for you, that’s fine, but I can’t bring it to you. What else would you like? Lots of other toys. Legos. There’s bicycles. There’s cars and trucks.” - cue the waterworks, there was no coming back, the kid was crushed. Liberal Santa officially ruined the day.

“My poor baby,” DeCarlo wrote in the post. “This was the first year Michael was excited to go see Santa. It was supposed to be magical but instead I had to watch my sweet little boy fight back tears because Santa told him No because of his own personal beliefs.”

The clip, which has racked up 1.6 million views:

My poor baby. This was the first year Michael was excited to go see Santa. It was supposed to be magical but instead I...

Posted by Sabella DeCarlo on Sunday, December 6, 2020

 

This story and the video have picked up major steam and big political leaders have even chimed in. According to the New York Post, The Harlem Irving Plaza, said it was “deeply apologetic” and that Santa has resigned. “The Santa company will continue to remind all Santa’s how important it is to not impose personal opinions during visits with the children.”

 

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