We wish you a Merry Christmas. We wish you a Merry Christmas. We wish you a Merry… CLICK. For crying out loud, it’s November.
Malls are already tormenting me with Christmas carols, blaring from outdoor speakers no less, and merchants have been handing me beverages in Christmas-themed cups for weeks. If we don’t take a stand, we’ll soon be getting pumpkins carved to look like Santa. Which would be scary, but not in a good way.
Christmas is not an extended commercial, people. It’s a particular special occasion. As legendary movie director Frank Capra expressed it, “At Christmas I see myself as I really am. And as I could be, if I weren’t such a stinker. As the whole sick, weary, unhappy world sees itself as it might be, if it weren’t such a stinker. Noel! Joy! Peace awaits. Killings, brutality, meanness is here. Cry world.”
Don’t mince words, Frank. What do you really think? Continue Reading →
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