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.



  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….


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

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


        • 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”….


  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. [ ] 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.


  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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