Tonight's OutTake: the "true" cost of Santa's Christmas operation.
It's an interesting question – how much would North Pole toy production and distribution really add up to each year? Well, the U.S. accounting firm ParenteBeard ran the hypothetical numbers and came up with around $42.3 billion.
The largest cost was gift production, of course, but elf salaries, health benefits, utilities, and reindeer maintenance also factored into the total. How accurate are these numbers? OutFront tonight is Reihan Salam, writer for the National Review, with his take on the result.