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Michigan Attorney General Says Being Wished a Merry Christmas ‘Devastated’ Her Son

Mikaela Mathews | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor | Wednesday, December 9, 2020

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Attorney General Dana Nessel of Michigan tweeted her concern over President Trump’s use of “Merry Christmas” this weekend, according to CBN News.

While campaigning in Georgia in an attempt to secure Republican Senator’s seats, the President told the crowd: “Let me begin by wishing you all a very Merry Christmas. Remember the word? Remember we started five years ago and I said, ‘You’re going to be saying Christmas again,’ and we say it proudly again. Although they’ll be trying to take that word again out of the vocabulary. We’re not going to let them do that.”

Nessel later told her Twitter followers in response to Trump’s speech, “I remember the first time I was at a store with my son and an employee said ‘Merry Christmas’ to us. My son looked devastated and asked, ‘Are we the only people who don’t celebrate Christmas?’ I answered ‘No, and we are just as American as everyone else.’ Glad @JoeBiden knows that.”

But the now-deleted tweet brought an onslaught of responses chiding the AG for her disparagement of “Merry Christmas.”

She later tweeted, “Saying ‘Happy Holidays’ this time of year does not denigrate Christianity. It simply acknowledges and respects the great diversity of our nation and includes each and every one of us who call ourselves proud Americans.” 

A follower told Nessel in response: “Being offended is a choice. If you’re offended by an expression of goodwill, that’s a you problem. If someone wishes me Happy Hanukkah or Ramadan I just say thanks as it’s said with good intentions. Asking people of faith to not use these is telling them to hide their faith. Nope.”

Another was confused how the greetings could cause such harm. “There are only 2 holidays in December. I say Happy Hanukah to my Jewish friends and Merry Christmas to my Christian friends. I belong to neither religion, but somehow I manage these small gestures to goodwill without severe damage to my psyche.”

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I can't say the words that I really want to say because my dedication to the character of Claus prevents it.

What a blithering idiot.

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...tell her son to grow a spine and a couple other things - GET OVER IT!!!
And with the attitude like she has about being wished a goodwill greeting, she must be one miserable person most of the time.

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Some people are so wrapped up n the detail of all things unimportant, and like the quote in the  article said;

“There are only 2 holidays in December. I say Happy Hanukah to my Jewish friends and Merry Christmas to my Christian friends. I belong to neither religion, but somehow I manage these small gestures to goodwill without severe damage to my psyche.”

To be offended is a choice and, in respect of the children, I believe parents should encourage and foster an understanding of all things diverse and the true meaning of goodwill, in the early stages of their development.

To be quite honest, I find it hard to believe the child said this to his father, I  am inclined to think he is spinning the tale for  headlines and attention seeking! These are the sort of behaviors that create division

Sorry

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It’s simple, and simple is easy and easy is FUN! We just have to get them out more! See problem solved! Relaxing Love Life GIF by Dr. Donna Thomas Rodgers

Oh yea & lastly 

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