Saturday, December 24, 2005

We Wish You a Merry ... Whoops

[[L A U G H A B L E]] * So much for the efforts of Bill O’Reilly, John Gibson, Jerry Falwell, and other right-wing bloviators to manufacture a “war on Christmas,” with liberals in the role of anti-Christian activists bent on expelling every trace of religion from America’s public arena. After weeks of protests against businesses and individuals that casually wished everyone “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” this is the image that O’Reilly & Co. saw splashed across the Republican National Committee’s home page on Christmas Eve morning, 2005:

(Hat tip to John Aravosis at AMERICAblog.)

READ MORE:The War on the War on Christmas,” by Scott Shields (MyDD); “The Left’s Final Assault on Christmas” (The Carpetbagger Report); “The Real War on Christmas,” by Wil Weaton (Salon); “I Saw Jackie Mason Kissing Santa Claus,” by Frank Rich (The New York Times).

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