Amanda Marcotte: ‘Merry Christmas’ is conservative code for something not nice

Amanda Marcotte: ‘Merry Christmas’ is conservative code for something not nice
National Christmas Tree (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – First rule of dog whistles: if you can hear them, you’re the dog.]

Most conservatives and liberals enjoy Christmas enough to just have a good time, though every once in awhile you get a Scrooge who refuses to fathom the reason of the season and badmouths the holiday and those who celebrate it. Salon’s politics writer Amanda Marcotte doubled down on her hatred for Christmas by calling those who celebrate it hypocrites who mean “f**k you” when they say “Merry Christmas.”

In November, Marcotte penned a prior piece for Salon that slammed Christmas and it’s Christian observers, particularly because Donald Trump is loved by many of them, and basically he has ruined everything. Get a load of the title: “How Donald Trump Stole Christmas.” Talk about the man living rent free in this lefty journo’s head. She wrote, “He ruins everything he touches, and Christmas, for me, is no exception.”

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