Photo by Cohdra, via morguefileScores of U.S. senators have signed on to an idea for a gift exchange, Secret Santa style, across party lines.

Senator Al Franken (D-MN) came up with the idea:

“We did Secret Santa when I was in grade school and I remember one year I picked this kid who used to intimidate me on the playground. Turns out after we got to know each other and we became friends. So, I thought Secret Santa would be a good way to cut through the partisan divide here in the Senate.”

And who knows, maybe it will create some unlikely friendships.

(READ the story in the New York Times)

Photo by Cohdra, via morguefile

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