“OK, here’s what we’ve got: The Rand Corporation… in conjunction with the saucer people… under the supervision of the reverse vampires… are forcing our parents to go to bed early in a fiendish plot to eliminate the meal of dinner.
We’re through the looking glass, here, people…”
-Milhouse Van Houton, The Simpsons, “Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy”
“Now the reason this is happening is because of the ACLU and George Soros, Peter Lewis. Just a reminder: George Soros and Peter Lewis are the far-left, secular progressive billionaires who have funded — they pour money into the ACLU, they pour money into the smear websites, you know, they buy up a lot of the media time. And they basically want to change the country from a Christian-based philosophical country to a secular progressive country like they have in Western Europe. OK? Now, the ACLU is their legal arm, and the smear websites are their media arm. And they pour a lot of money into both. And the ACLU runs around the country suing everybody and intimidating people.
And in tandem, you use your left-wing smear websites to go after anybody who stands up for Christmas. If you stand up for Christmas, they come after you. So the tandem intimidates. The tandem intimidates. Suing on one hand; smearing on the other hand. And the store CEOs, they got it. We don’t want to get involved in that. We don’t want to be sued. We don’t want to be smeared, so we’re going to say “Happy Holidays.” Intimidation and lawsuits; the combo has worked. In Denver, they were going to ban a Christmas parade — they don’t call it Christmas parade anymore, but we can’t have anything that shows anything about Christmas. Well, that, you know, has been knocked out. Now, I think, they can have one float or something. We’re going to cover that. And in Boston, you saw what happened.
There’s a very secret plan. And it’s a plan that nobody’s going to tell you, ‘Well, we want to diminish Christian philosophy in the U.S.A. because we want X, Y, and Z.’ They’ll never ever say that. But I’m kind of surprised they went after Christmas because it’s such an emotional issue.
In every secular progressive country, they’ve wiped out religion… Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Mao Zedong, Fidel Castro, all of them. That’s the first step. Get the religion out of there, so that we can impose our big-government, progressive agenda.
- Bill O’Reilly, The Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly, November 28, 2005
Not sure who’s crazier here.
I’m gonna go with O’Reilly, as he’s not an animated cartoon character.
And in fun, related, hypocricy news, after railing against retailers for replacing “Christmas” with “Holidays”, the folks at Crooks & Liars found that Fox News is selling “Holiday” ornaments, even ones with O’Reilly’s logo on it (although by now Fox has discovered the “error” and is properly selling “Christmas” ornaments again).