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