Notwithstanding the cardboard Santas who seem to have arrived in stores this year near Halloween, the holiday season starts in seven days with Thanksgiving. And so it will come to pass once again that many people will spend four weeks biting on tongues lest they say "Merry Christmas" and perchance, give offense. Christmas, the holiday that dare not speak its name.
This year we celebrate the desacralized "holidays" amid what is for many unprecedented economic ruin -- fortunes halved, jobs lost, homes foreclosed. People wonder, What happened? One man's theory: A nation whose people can't say "Merry Christmas" is a nation capable of ruining its own economy.
You can see the video here
From The Wallstreet Journal. Yeah, they printed this.
You know, I can remember a time when the Wall Street Journal was a publication that was looked to as a source of economic credibility, a document with sound and solid reasoning within it's articles.
Those days are gone for good, I suppose.