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The publicity machine is pumping already to promote Sarah Palin’s new Christmas book. In a video interview this week with Ralph Reed Palin promised to go after “angry atheists” in her book:

Opposing political forces are lining up quickly. Snarky reviews of Palin’s yet-to-be-published book have already surfaced. From the tone these articles are taking it is apparent these forces are itching for a fight.

That means Christmas is going to get a lot of bad press this year — just as we feared in opining early that Palin’s Christmas book is a bad idea. Come fall, when the book is published, there will be a lot of discussion about Christmas, where it came from and how it is being used in politics and society. That generally means a lot of bad information — on all political sides — about Christmas.

Some suggest that the book is an effort by Palin to remain relevant during a non-election year. Others suggest it is part of her campaign to possibly run for senator in Alaska. Given Palin’s track record, however, it will no doubt be divisive. Key words in Palin’s pre-publishing advance is her use of the words “push back” and “legalese” in describing what people can do to combat political correctness when it comes to Christmas.

Here she is saying that herself on the War-on-Christmas channel, also known as FoxNews:

We cannot explain Palin’s motivation.

But we can report on the effect this will have on Christmas-enthusiasts everywhere: nothing good will come from this.



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SCSanta

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Elf Without Jingles

I am just gonna say Aaargh! at this point, because haven't we had enough of her? She's more annoying than GEICO --- and I'm toying with e-mailing them about how annoying they are!

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Morgan Putnam

The political Kim Kardashian...and just as relevent.

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SantaDon

Oh please, let's not have more Sarah.  Maybe if we ignore her she'll go back to Alaska?

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KKringle

Great message, just not sure she should be the messenger.  

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Santa Steve Chicago

I am a big fan of Sarah Palin. I am looking forward to her book. I believe in her and the Tea Party.

How is telling us how to push back against atheist who want to take Christ out of Christmas a bad thing?

We need to stand up against these politically correct people who are in a war against Chistians.

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Santa Castor

I would think that she is more friend than foe. Has anyone actually read her book? It seems she aligns herself with the core beliefs of the Santa Oath, that Christ is the reason for the season. Should we really fear that she may 'stir the pot'? Doesn't the pot need to be stirred? I is saying Happy Holidays & Season's Greeting's really where we want to be? Sometimes Politically Correct sounds more like Apathy to me. Granted it doesn't take money out of my pocket, but it is Christmas to me, not Festivus. I hope and pray that what I portray points to the real reason for the season. I hope that the kids get the fact that bad or good is not the same as naughty or nice, and that in the end, it is all a matter of what you believe.

Sarah Palin or whomever, somebody needs to say enough is enough, find your own Holy Day.

My apologies to those offended, isn't that nice of me?

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SCSanta

Like so many other 'pundits' on TV or the book circuit right now...it is not so much their message I question, it's their motives and their methods.

 

(I know...I know...I was going to stay :santa_lipsrsealed:)

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Jerry Nebel

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Michael Rielly

I don't care what your political ideology is, but I WILL NOT tolerate sexist, bigoted comments on this site. No one -- certainly NOT someone who claims to portray a SAINT -- should talk like that.

 

I think I am pretty lenient when it comes to allowing members to express their opinions here, but there is no reason to use hateful language. Its disgraceful!  

 

In the words of Edmund Gwenn...

"You're a disgrace to the tradition of Christmas and I refuse to have you malign me in this fashion! Disgusting."

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Chris Capstone

I knew this thread would end in a train wreck. In the immortal words of Dr. Teeth in Muppet Treasure Island: "Just play the gig. Never get involved with politics."

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Michael Rielly

I knew this thread would end in a train wreck. In the immortal words of Dr. Teeth in Muppet Treasure Island: "Just play the gig. Never get involved with politics."

HA! Love Dr. Teeth!

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