Scholarly research makes it clear: Clothing makes the best gift of all
He's a bleeding-heart liberal, obviously.
The brouhaha over Megyn Kelly's comments about Santa Claus continued this weekend with Kelly's astonishingly dishonest non-apology. But first a recap: after an article in Slate argued that Santa Claus should not necessarily be played by white men, Kelly expressed outrage on Fox News over the politicizing of her beloved Christmas.
A blackface holiday in the continent's most famously tolerant country
‘Tis the season to take umbrage. The notion that politically correct liberals want to stifle less ecumenical versions of seasonal greetings, such as, “Merry Christmas,” is a longstanding conservative trope.
It's still inclusive and noncommercial. Be grateful.
Be grateful! The most American of holidays, ironically, is the one that resists the commercialism, competition, and cutsiness of modern American life.
Every year, the holiday haters show up earlier and earlier.
December 22, 1941
Shirley Jackson died 48 years ago today. In her honor, her sharp-witted reflection on working retail, as originally published in The New Republic.