By now I’m sure everyone has heard the news. Santa’s famous “ho, ho, ho” has been banned Down Under. Evidently the Aussies have mistaken St. Nick for a rap artist performing lyrics demeaning to female triplets. Do a Google search using the key words, “Santa”, “Australia”, and “ho ho ho” if you think I’m making this up. Sometimes political correctness makes me crazy.
Not that I’m a big fan of the jolly old elf, understand. Under normal circumstances I would have trouble developing rapport with guy who never shaves, lets himself become 100 lbs. overweight and runs around in public wearing red pajamas! However, when that same character spends his spare time offering strange kids candy to sit on his lap, I get downright antisocial. Furthermore, I resent the imposter for usurping the place of honor that belongs to the real central figure of Christmas—God incarnate in the form of an infant.
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