The annual War on Xmas has gotten off to solid but tepid start this year with a straight-to-DVD movie "starring" Daniel Baldwin, shown at the recent Values Village Voters Summit.
It's Christmas with a Capital C, as you can see in the trailer, above. The movie's about what makes us liberals jolly about The Season: the chance to destroy Christmas for everybody.
What shrinkage there is of the gift-based secular holiday, it's caused mainly by the recession, but fundamentalist Christians, right-wing Catholics, and various orthodoxistas, suckered by the "profitable misinformation-exploitation industry" receive their annual opportunity to proclaim persecution.
A man in Ohio was arrested for not reporting a crash, but released when the cops realized it was a crêche - the possession of which had been decriminalized since 1776.
Chris Wallace, who fights for his gravely-damaged image as a journalist each week on his Fox News Sunday, was annoyed after the utterly wretched radio talker Mike Gallagher (KLFE m-f, 7-9a) greeted him with a "merry Xmas," on December 3. Wallace called it “ridiculously premature,” and later in the show chided Gallagher for covering the war on Xmas, "a radio talk show perennial… [when] the deficit commission, with unemployment, with millions of Americans out of work.”