Thursday, December 08, 2005

More on the Conspiracy against Christmas

In addition to the article below, you may want to check out the new book (or its Amazon page) from one of the Fox News anchors, The War on Christmas: How the Liberal Plot to Ban the Sacred Christian Holiday Is Worse Than You Thought. On all sides of this issue, there's scads of material on the Internet. For instance, has a post explaining the long and sometimes explicitly antisemitic history of the radical right's claims abouts a secular conspiracy against Christmas and another post describing efforts to use the Christmas conspiracy to sell Bush's new Supreme Court nominee. Finally, here's a cartoon that actually comes from the 2004 edition of this controversy: