1jennabush1Every year at the Long Center is one of the most worthwhile pieces of what some would call “high culture” Christmas tradition. The long-running and always fantastic Nutcracker, the Tchaikovsky-scored piece featuring such awesome characters as Clara and The Mouse King, is something everyone should see at least once. This past weekend, the non-dancing role of Mother Ginger was played by none other than Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of one of the most controversial American Presidents this world has ever experienced. We had an opportunity to chat for a few minutes with the soon-to-be-mother, a New York resident whose answers prove beyond a doubt that she’s a politician by DNA—although we wish she would have answered direct questions more, well, directly, we understand that we, unlike some, can’t always get what we want.

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