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As in the grocery chain H.E.B. deciding to not play any of that Evil, Non-inclusive, Fascist Christmas Music™ in their stores anymore.

This is the kind of pandering to fascist minorities that I’d consider quite normal in Berkeley, but in TEXAS???

The Imperial Chief of Naval Ops has all of the details (including contact details) in the link above, but before you explode I’d like to add a few words, words that the Imperial Chief of Naval Ops pretty much use himself as well.

What we have here, I think, is more a case of corporate clusterfuckedness than any sort of “War on Christmas.”

You see, they’re sitting there when some unknown whining pissant Grinch lands a long tirade in their laps about the hateful, bigoted, intolerant nature of Christmas and, since the squeaky wheel always get the grease, they figure that it’s easier to just cut the music. The other customers probably don’t care much anyway. It just wouldn’t make a lick of business sense for them to go ahead and cut the seasonal festivities and good cheer if they thought that it would annoy 97% of their customers, so I honestly believe that they just fucked up.

Well, this is where the other customers get a chance to inform them, courteously of course, that yes, Virginia, we DO care. A great deal.

Hopefully, they’ll then realize that perhaps it’s not such a bloody brilliant idea to step on the toes of the vast majority of their customers, just because some slobbering, totalitarian Scrooge decided to be a royal pain in the behind.

If not, it’s obviously their decision to make. The stores belong to them, so if they want to play covers of surf music all of December, they can certainly go ahead and do just that.

Just as their customers are well within their rights to do their shopping elsewhere.

But let’s give them a chance to pull their heads out of their arses first.

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