Christmas chaos in Rhode Island
Talking Points 11/27
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- Date Nov 27, 2012
Talking Points 11/27
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-- That segment tonight the talking points memo Christmas chaos in Rhode Island.
Now last year governor on Lincoln Chafee wanted to bad word Christmas from the Christmas tree lighting at the Statehouse street he wanted to call it the holiday tree.
He lost in fact he got his butt -- As Rhode islanders reacted furiously.
This year -- spokeswoman Christine hunting her -- would be -- Christmas tree -- and all of Providence.
That tradition dates back about twenty years.
Well less than 24 hours after -- on zinger said that she recanted saying she made a mistake.
It will indeed be a Christmas tree lighting but she doesn't know one.
That make any sense to you is is -- -- related to the UN ambassador Susan where -- Anyway is obviously more Christmas chaos in Rhode Island and governor Chafee is again behind it.
Apparently he believes that Roger Williams who founded Rhode Island and 1636.
Would not want to call a Christmas tree up Christmas tree.
Now this is insane of course is no reason mess around the word Christmas as we've reported president -- -- -- -- and 1870.
Making Christmas a federal holiday so there really isn't any controversy.
-- -- congress revoke -- holiday.
Christmas is Christmas.
-- celebrates the birth of Jesus therefore the word Christmas.
Images of Jesus.
And -- songs of Holmes stories discussing him are appropriate under the law.
Secular progressives -- that they don't like public displays -- Jesus because Christians believe he's gone and Christians are the enemy.
He's been going on for about ten years now.
Really got -- a few years ago with some -- department store chains actually ordered their employees not to say the word.
As you may remember we got involved here at the fact.
And that largely stop.
So now misguided politicians like Lincoln Chafee.
Trying to use their power to diminish Christmas because the private sector has largely -- -- to the common good.
By the way the reason department source told it was because millions -- U.
-- by the stop.
Not only a secular progressives furious about Christmas in general what they.
Even denied denied there's an assault against it.
The first bomb allegedly dropped in Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee neither Republican or Democrat but independent called the state house Christmas tree.
A holiday tree.
Fox News as it does every year went crazy and I think the bearded guy you're protecting.
The wrong bearded guy.
But -- -- the season wouldn't feel the same.
Without people going out of their way.
Defended by -- Fox News likes to bring a touch of polity fear to their viewers with endless coverage of the completely bogus.
War on Christmas.
So we hear the fact they're looking forward to the Christmas tree lighting in Providence, Rhode Island in fact some -- ever gonna -- that lighting.
As soon as governor Chafee in a spokeswoman.
-- when it will be.
Should be a joyous occasion celebrating a federal holiday that honors a man a piece.
And peace be with you governor -- That's a -- now -- -- react.