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DURST: Holiday Shopping

Durst writes, "Financial analysts are extremely excited about the mall jams that started the day after Thanksgiving; 'signaling a robust Christmas retail period.' What they don't mention is that shopping for the next three weeks will be a field trip on a bus without seats to a stuck elevator in one of the deepest cellars in Dante's sixth level of hell. The seventh level, of course, is reserved for the return counter the day after."