Saturday, December 2, 2006

"Angry Atheists" Launch Frantic Attacks Against Christmas Attempting to Recover Previous Lost Momentum

Tim Drake of St Joseph, MN, Senior Writer for the National Catholic Register, reports that Christmas is making a comeback in retail store advertising and behavior.

Shoppers are hearing something different in stores this year — “Merry Christmas.”

Christmas shoppers may be hearing something odd this year — clerks and cashiers wishing them a “Merry Christmas.”
Mega-retailer Wal-Mart has announced it will be using the word “Christmas” in its marketing efforts this year.
The decision bucks a trend in recent years to avoid saying “Merry Christmas” out of concern that someone in this multicultural society might be offended.
But there may be a counter-trend afoot. Macy’s, Target, Sears, Kohl’s and TJX Companies — which owns T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, A.J. Wright, and Bob’s Stores — are once again recognizing “Christmas” as part of the “holidays.” [...snip] Nat'l Catholic Register

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Anonymous said...

We go on. Perseverance wins the crown....