WATCH: Gov. Kristi Noem Shows Off Flamethrower Christmas Gift


At a glance

  • Some women want jewelry, a purse or maybe a new sweater for Christmas. Meanwhile, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) asked for something a little more difficult to find: a flamethrower.
  • In 2020, Gov. Noem first posted using one and joked that she wanted to add it to her Christmas list.
  • She loved it so much that her own staff pooled their resources to buy the governor one of her own this year.

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