Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Debunking the so called War on Christmas

More distractions from the crazy right wing.

Have a Holly, Jolly Holiday

Conservatives, Others Angry Over Removals of Word 'Christmas'

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, in considering the ongoing war on Christmas, let us begin with the evidence that Mathew Staver, president of the Liberty Counsel, calls "Exhibit A."

Said prosecutorial evidence is tiny Ridgeway Elementary School in Ridgeway, Wis. Youngsters are set to perform a play in which the lyrics to "Silent Night," which celebrates the Christ child's birth, have been changed to "Cold in the Night," which do not. The charge, leveled by both Staver's group and the American Family Association, is that this school rewrote a sacred song to erase Christ from Christmas.

Washington Post


Blogger Moulton said...

I think we should declare all out war on meta-punditry.

December 20, 2005  
Blogger indygirl said...

I am so tired of this.

December 21, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, this is all very stupid. Still, as a gay person I cannot help but feel a brief sigh of relief that, at least for the moment, I am not the wedge issue. Yeah, I know it won't last but even a brief reprieve is welcome.

December 22, 2005  
Blogger Marie said...

Have a nice Holiday!!!!!

December 24, 2005  
Blogger torporific said...

Thank you, you too.

December 24, 2005  

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