As NORAD Tracks Santa, critics track NORAD
DAN ELLIOTT, AP
3 hours ago
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa's global whereabouts. But there's something new this year: public criticism.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command defends the video as nonthreatening and safe for kids.
The kerfuffle erupted two weeks ago over a 39-second video on noradsanta.org called "NORAD Tracks Santa Trailer Video 2013."
A 5-second segment of the video — which is also available on youtube.com — shows two fighter jets flanking Santa.