But I'm really tired of the whole controversy about wishing people a happy holiday instead of a Merry Christmas. The other day I heard a commercial for some Fox News show on "The War Against Christmas," and I wanted to gag. It's now a part of the holiday news cycle, along with sales reports for Black Friday, the hot toy of the year and the obligatory "How to Not Gain Weight at Those
Then I read this. The Chicago City Council has instructed the organizers of a Christmas festival to drop the movie The Nativity Story as a sponsor because it would offend people of different faiths. People of different faiths who are attending a Christmas festival. Are offended by the story of Jesus. At a festival called Christkindlmarket. Christ Child Market.
Boggles the mind.
ADDED: Slightly related: The Peace Symbol Wreath Brouhaha.