Friday, December 5, 2008
Christmas Ornament Controversy
Okay, so Laura Bush asked each member of the House of Representatives to go amongst their constituents and find an artist to design an ornament for the White House Christmas tree. Nice right? Wrong. Because some crazy person out in Washington state decided to use this opportunity to glue strands of an impeachment resolution to a Christmas ornament. I'm pretty anti-Bush to the point where I don't understand people who voluntarily state they voted for him again in 2004 (fooled you once, I can almost deal with), but there comes a point in time when the etiquette rules of Emily Post do apply - and when the First Lady asks you to decorate her Christmas tree, it is more than a little rude to use that opportunity to attack her husband. This is a time for good cheer, and not the time to draw attention to a resolution that has a snowball's chance in hell of being even considered, let alone seriously. The man's out of office in little under 50 days. Let's just enjoy that fact and not do anything that makes him look sympathetic.