Tom Piatak: Jonathan Chait Denies The War On Christmas, Then Says It's Good
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Originally a Twitter thread, see here.

Jonathan Chait has an article on the War on Christmas.

A ‘War on Christmas’ Story

 Who’s supposed to be waging this war? I have an idea.

December 10, 2021

First he denies there is one. Then, it turns out, he approves of it: he describes how the suburban Detroit public school he attended went from celebrating Christmas to celebrating "holiday," and he says that's good.

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By the time my sister's children attended a different suburban Detroit public school, that school ignored Christmas, but taught children about Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. See Happy Holidays? Bah! Humbug!, originally published in Chronicles in 2001.

Somewhat later, that suburban Detroit public school featured concerts in December where even "holiday" was not mentioned: see A Christmas Desert,  by Tom Piatak, Chronicles, December 8, 2016.

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