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Trump Brings Chaos to the War on Christmas

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Elf Hermey

Can we put politics aside for one minute during this election year and just talk about how good Donald Trump has been for the War on Christmas?

You see, the war on Christmas has been dead for a few years. Oh, we’ve had the occasional snarky atheist billboard and you can’t put anything Christmas on a Texas courthouse lawn anymore.

But eight years of the Obamas singing Christmas carols on the White House lawn has pretty much made a mockery of what the War on Christmas used to be.

Now Donald Trump is here and the War on Christmas has new life. The Donald says the war is not over and whether that’s an alternative reality or not doesn’t matter. We’re just glad to see it is back with such…style.

In the months that have passed with Trump canvassing America to get the Republican nomination he has mentioned Christmas several times. He’s talked about how Macy’s won’t use the word Christmas in their stores or advertisements (they do). He’s talked how “my Jews” used to say “Merry Christmas” (by all accounts, they still do). And today, his son Eric claims Donald Trump is running for president because “he sees the tree on the White House lawn has been renamed ‘Holiday tree’ instead of ‘Christmas tree”.

Um…Eric…buddy…that big tree on the White House lawn is called the National Christmas Tree. Of course, the trees inside the White House — and there are several — are called “holiday trees” by the Obama administration and have been the whole time. So you got part of it right.

Let’s hope that the Trumps don’t realize that the word “holiday” is not a dirty word. Oh, we’re all for Christmas and use it ourselves all the time. Make no mistake. Christmas is the only word we need. But let’s not disparage the word “holiday”. After all, it means “holy day”. Someone needs to shoot a memo to Donald about this.

If Trump wins the White House he’s going to say “Christmas” almost as much as he says “China”. When he lights the National Christmas Tree it’s going to be HUGE. Heck, he will probably even sing.

Saturday Night Live couldn’t do more for the War on Christmas than Trump is right now.

And we, for one, are glad. It was boring. Now the War on Christmas is back and better than ever.

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Santa Norm

Yes, put politics aside, this doesn't do that.

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Santa Ed K

Let's make Christmas great again.

 

Wait, it always has been.

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Niceville Santa

Merry Christmas to one and all!

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Santa Gordon

I am sorry to see a satire piece from Saturday Night Live has started political comment here now. 

Not against political discussion per-see but would prefer to see it generated by solid position or fact than a satire piece stirring the pot.  

Of course that is simply my take on it, if going at it over satire is what floats your sleigh, May your season be Joyous.

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Cedar Park Santa Bob
4 hours ago, Elf Hermey said:

Can we put politics aside for one minute ....

... and i wish you had stopped there.  i really do ... though time periods longer than a minute are welcome.

Edited by Cedar Park Santa Bob
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Santa Bob Ford

Politics aside... MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!12573082_1130570123627483_6417114168499170721_n.jpg

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Santa Ron Lane

This country was founded on God and country by men that were mostly Christians! It is us that have turned away from our roots and look at the direction our country is going. We need to turn back to Him and what better way than to celebrate Christmas like we did 50 years ago! Decorate more this year, put lights outside to show that you are celebrating Christmas, donate toys to Toys for Tots, help the needy, wish people a Merry Christmas with a smile and swap presents with family and friends. We always say the reason we exchange presents at Christmas is to remember the Greatest Gift of all and that is God's gift to the whole world, His Son Jesus!

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