Santa Claus & Christmas Are Insensitive!

Thomas J. Benthall tbenthal at SCHOOLLINK.NET
Mon Dec 17 23:53:47 MST 2001

On 18 Dec 2001, at 0:55, Dudley D. Doright wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Dec 2001 20:15:53 -0600 Richard A Whitenight
> <rum.runner at JUNO.COM> writes:
> I am sick and tired of the Political Correctness (PC) worshippers out
> there.  I am tired of the 2% of the population who ruin everything for
> the other 98%.  The reason our society has gone down the crapper over the
> last three decades or so, is due to those in our society who just can not
> live with the fact that the majority of our population have a LIFE.  It's
> insensitive to say, "Merry Christmas!"  The PC'ers would prefer you to
> say "Have a happy winter holiday!"  It's insensitive to put an angel on
> the top of your Christmas tree.  But wait, we need to call that
> particular icon (Christmas tree) something else, such as "holiday tree".
> There are schools on the East Coast who wish to control what is PC, with
> regards to school projects at this time of the year.  It's not PC to use
> "candy canes" in your project, or to use red and green paint, because it
> refers to a religious time of the season, thinking it would be
> insensitive to those who do not recognize a Christmas.  A city councilman
> in a suburb of Seattle, WA, attempted to have a resolution passed making
> it illegal to say, "Merry Christmas".  Certain large corporations are
> trying to get their employees to say, "Merry Winter Holiday," or
> something similar.
> I think the problem would be solved if the 98% would just ignore the
> "IDIOT" 2%.  If my enjoying Christmas disturbs them they are welcome to
> "Kiss my A**.
> DD

That's the solution.  Its not really a great problem after all.  Is it?

Merry Christmas!

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