The Permanent Offense Brigade Objects To Norad Tracking Santa
Or more accurately, they object to military jets escorting Santa's Sleigh because "military=bad."
In response to this commercial:
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the left's brigade of joyless anti-militarists are saying the following:
The Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood said the video brings violence and militarism to a beloved tradition. Others had similar criticism. Blogs and Twitter lit up with volleys from both sides.
Josh Golin, the coalition's associate director, reiterated his criticism in an interview with The Associated Press -- but he called the brouhaha "a media-manufactured controversy." The coalition hadn't known about the fighter jet video until reporters called, he said. "Nobody in my organization was out there protesting," he said.
Except the jets are Canadian and unarmed.
We suggest that the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood and their allied brigade of scolds-bothered-by-other-people-having-fun take a powder, or they risk their face freezing like this: