Doonesbury: more on the War on Christmas

Today’s Doonesbury continues the spoof of Fox News’s reporting on the War on Christmas, and the right’s War on the First Amendment.

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9 Comments

  1. Posted December 26, 2012 at 9:10 am | Permalink

    “The Jesus of my youth was born outside a post office:

    Then the post office was able to make money selling stamps so people could send Christmas cards.

    • Posted December 26, 2012 at 10:31 am | Permalink

      Sad, innit? The Post Office is reduced to Christmas cards, a few bills, and lots and lots and lots of spam….

      b&

      • Posted December 26, 2012 at 10:31 am | Permalink

        And I can’t seem to bloody remember to check that goddamned box!

        b&

        • Marella
          Posted December 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm | Permalink

          I always notice it right after I hit ‘Post Comment’.

          • Posted December 26, 2012 at 4:58 pm | Permalink

            Well, duh! If we noticed it in time, it’d be “Pre Comment”….

            b&

  2. Torbjörn Larsson, OM
    Posted December 26, 2012 at 11:29 am | Permalink

    And so I have at the end of times (or at least end of year) learned* what a nativity obscene is. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nativity_scene ] These spectacles occur over here too.

    - Reports from the naivety scene -

    * Actually, I think I have forgotten. Something about “nativity” trips my memory up.

    • Posted December 26, 2012 at 5:28 pm | Permalink

      I’m sure 2000 years from now, all Nativity Scenes will include a Little Drummer Boy and Ahmal with his crutch, and they will be as integral and universally accepted as the ox, the ass, the shepherds, the kings, and the cat.

      • Posted December 26, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Permalink

        Ahmal is one of my favorite operas!

        I’d have to check, but I think my Dad’s trumpet teacher, Murray Karpilovsky, was in the pit for the premiere broadcast.

        b&

  3. infiniteimprobabilit
    Posted December 26, 2012 at 4:47 pm | Permalink

    To match Doonesbury, here’s XKCD with a nice macabre literalist interpretation of Catlick theology

    [Hope like hell the HTML works...]


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