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Monday, December 05, 2005

Of Course You Know, This Means War!

The Official Declaration of the War on Christmas.

Let me add, by the way, that as a cheerful atheist I find the relentless monologic drumbeat of "Happy Holidays" -- an obvious variation, after all, on the phrase Happy Holy Days -- scarcely less objectionable and pernicious from the perspective of sensible secular democracy than other judeochrislamic genuflections fashionable among the rubes, loons, and thugs in this joylessly joyous season.

2 comments:

Robin Zebrowski said...

So should I not send you a Newtonmas card? :) It is the holiest of holy days, after all.

Dale Carrico said...

Either every day is equally holy or none of them is. Nevertheless, I accept cards, gifts, well-wishes, as well as invitations to throw back beers on any of the many days people variously celebrate throughout this prolonged season of hysterical shopping activity. You know me, any excuse for a party.