Jesus Christ! Under attack by *gasp* the Left!
First of all a rousing ‘AMEN!’ for our ever so vacuous right wing media establishment; thank you for grapping hold a trivial story and blowing it completely out of proportion. The evil forces of ivory tower political correctness set want once again to snatch Christmas and Christmas Trees from our vocabulary… forever! Happy Holidays and holiday trees shall be our bane. Was Christ not nailed to the cross so we can celebrate his sacrifice by the sacred edifices of gifting and regifting? The kind of hoopla we get from Christians being ‘persecuted’ at this time of the year is predictable as it is annoying.
In a multicultural society there is nothing wrong with saying Happy Holidays or having a holiday tree. There is no shame in saying Merry Christmas or having a Christmas tree either. Acknowledging that other cultural practices exist other than our glutton based materialistic purchasing festival is a good thing. What we do not need is more agonized commentary on such non-issue (other than of course the blogosphere...we eat this kinda stuff up).
In any case, let us just try to put our fears to rest that the Christian faith (as it is) and Christmas etc… will probably survive this malevolent attack upon its very core (again). Please take your fingers off the panic button take a deep breath and…