Formerly the birth date of Jesus Christ, now reduced to the retail sector’s respite from bankruptcy. So many Christmas carols have now been banned because they offend Canada’s minorities that our children are growing up believing that this holiday is about a fat dwarf who lives at the north pole during the summer and works the Malls through November and December. Christmas is followed by Boxing Day, which way too many people believe is the one day in the year when beating up on family members won’t result in criminal charges.

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