How dare anyone notice that the Obama administration seems to have a bit of trouble with spelling! Math is hard, and so is spelling. That’s right; The White House misspelled Santa Claus. A screenshot, from WhiteHouse.gov:

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There’s one explanation! And here is another.

It’s funny, because it is totally possible.

Sadly, the White House is not alone, as a quick search of “Santa Clause” indicates. Public education at work? Since schools are banning Christmas, are they also banning the proper spelling of Santa Claus?

https://twitter.com/DeeWhitney1/status/278173934921338880

Well, neither do most people. But do you believe in Santa Claus?

https://twitter.com/NatLouBell/status/278173147268804608

He said, “Honey, at least spell a dude’s name correctly, if you are kissing him.”

“Santa Clause is Coming to Town,” by Bruce Springstein!

https://twitter.com/FactBoook/status/277523907723030528

Oh, dear. When you’ve lost a book of facts

And a Teachable Moment ™ for the copy editors at the White House:

That is a Santa clause. You’re welcome.