How to save Christmas

Peek has certainly done its part to point out the knee-slapping ironies orbiting the war on Christmas -- like the fact that both Fox News and the Bush administration (if that isn't redundant) are freely using "Happy Holidays." My G-d, there are votes and viewers at stake...

Jesse Kornbluth has his own suggestion for saving Christmas:

"Bill O'Reilly and other deep thinkers have renewed their annual attack on those who would prefer to hear 'Happy Holidays' rather than 'Merry Christmas.'"
"Like so many national 'conversations' these days, this is an utter waste of time. Millions of middle-class Americans are so burdened by credit-card debt that they're only a few missed paychecks from financial ruin. Thirty-odd million Americans live below the poverty line, with millions of children going to bed hungry each night. Iraq, Pakistan, Darfur: war, earthquake, holocaust."
Yet the conflation of Christ and profligate spending continues full speed ahead...

"Really, they ought to work up slogans to get you to whip out that Visa card faster: 'He gave all. Why don't you give some?' Vulgar, but it would work--shopping is easier than being a Christian."

Kornbluth then provides some real examples of what it means to be Christian, to feel the spirit of Jesus. No assembly required. (SwamiUptown)

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