Bringing the Text to Life
It’s a war being fought on our very own shore and Al Qaida has nothing to do with it.
It’s a conflict being played out in shopping malls, post offices, school, and just about everywhere that people congregate. Lines have been drawn, forces marshaled, and weapons locked and loaded — though in this case the arsenal is less about bunker-busters than about tacky tinsel.
It’s the “war on Christmas.”
Seems that there has been, in the minds of some folks in our country, a conspiracy afoot to eliminate Christmas and replace it with something called “the holidays,” which has prompted a call to arms in certain realms of Christendom. Perhaps you’ve heard about these battles taking place:
• John Gibson, a commentator on Fox News, came out with a book last year titled The War on Christmas: How the Liberal Plot to Ban the Sacred Holiday is Worse Than You Thought. In this book he talks about how “secularists” have tried to ban the word “Christmas” from stores, schools and government as a means of...