A Helpful Tweetstorm Explaining the True Story Behind the “War on Christmas” December 21, 2016

A Helpful Tweetstorm Explaining the True Story Behind the “War on Christmas”

If you want a thorough understanding of how the fictional “War on Christmas” became such a staple of conservative media, look no further than this thread by Freedom From Religion Foundation attorney Andrew Seidel. The 40-tweet story discusses where the phrase came from, how the right wing exaggerated the truth, and what’s really going on:

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I love this line: “If there is any war on Christmas, it is this slow bleed of the sacred into the secular. And it is most welcome.”


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