The grownups in her circle had been talking all day about presidential politics. It must have rubbed off on her.
I said I would vote for Obama, pronouncing the man's name as she does (rhymes with "Alabama"). But I said I would vote for her if she were on the ballot.
She said she is too young to be president.
I said, "Okay. But, if you were elected president, what is the first thing you would do?"
She said, "I would see how the world was going, and I would look for the people who needed help, and I would ask the government to help them."
I am all for economic development, and helping the U.S. and American cities compete for investment and jobs, but I'm not sure there is a better first principle for a presidential platform.
Photo is of the little bitty skinny kid, by Daddy.