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It was just some stupid/funny email that was getting passed around. I don't really know what the story behind the war on christmas thingy is but I let you know what I think it is.
I think some leftwing nutjob bitched about getting wished a Merry Christmas from a greeter at Wal*Mart (IIRC, it coulda been another store) because the whiny little bitch wasn't christian and didn't want to hear it. So, Wal*Mart's (or whatever store) respons is to not allow the greeters to wish people Merry Christmas, it has to be Happy Holidays, or something along those lines that isn't specific to any religion.
That's pretty fuckin' retarded in my opinion.
With all this be-careful-not-to-offend-anyone crapola catching on, the season's greetings is changing in a step in the direction of the one to the democrats in the email I quoted.
whether it's actually a right-wing nutjob making a feeble attempt at satirizing the left.
I'd guess it was this one.
Its ambiguous as to whether you think all right-wingers are nutjobs or just this one in particular...
While his satire was a little to over-exagerated, I don't see what was so feeble about it. Maybe that it wasn't very funny?
I'm English, so we don't have right-wing nutjobs like you Yanks do.
But you got the left-wing nutjobs over there? They're spreading like cancer over here... :D
quote:Having good manners would have been thanking someone for wishing you a Merry Christmas, not bitching about it because you're not Christian.
Is it good manners to assume everybody is the same religion as you are?
Nope. I don't think wishing someone a Merry Christmas makes that assumption.
You don't have to be christian to celebrate christmas, and most people do celebrate christmas, whether they are christian or not, so to not say Merry Christmas becuase of a small percentage of the population might get offended is retarded. Especially, when 99% of the people you say that to, will be celebrating christmas anyways.
Its lame to forbid the greeters at walmart from saying Merry Christmas, don't you think?