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Obama to Let Congress Decide If White House Card Should Say "Happy Holidays" or "Merry Christmas"

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I've got a new piece over at The Huffington Post. Here's a taste:

Determined to avoid mistakes made by previous administrations, Obama announced on Friday that he'd let Congress be responsible for the language used on the White House's annual holiday card.

"War on Christmas reform is one of the most important issues facing our nation today," said Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. "Should the president send out a card that says 'Merry Christmas?' Should it say 'Happy Holidays?' Does using an image of Frosty the Snowman on the cover become more inclusive if Frosty's wearing a colorful Kwanzaa vest and lighting a Menorah? These are all important questions for Congress to consider," said Gibbs. [...]

Though the war on Christmas debate is far-reaching, the public's attention has culminated around the White House card controversy. Fox News commentator Glenn Beck alleged that Obama is "passing the buck" about the card for religious reasons

"Wake up people, he's a Muslim," said Beck on Fox News, adorned in a hand-knit sweater with a large Santa stitched into its front (pictured).

"I don't even know if they have Christmas in Kenya," said Beck. "If Obama had his way, the White House card would read 'Happy Ramadan' and feature a picture of Santa driving a sleigh strapped with explosives."

Read it all here.

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I think Glen Beck needs to remember that Alexander Hamilton was born in the West Indies and a lot of our founding fathers were born in British ruled America. What about Gov. Terminator in Cali? Go look up where he's from.

I think we all know that if NObama has his way it would just say "Death to America" and explode moments after opened.

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