December 10, 2012

The President's Christmas Tree

Elizabeth Tenety, Washington Post

President Obama struck an overtly religious tone during Thursday night’s lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, as he had in previous tree-lightings:

[The Christmas season is] a chance to remember what Christ taught us: That it is truly more blessed to give than to receive. That the simplest gifts bring the greatest joy. It’s a chance to count our blessings and give thanks for those outstanding service members that defend us. For Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs may this holiday season remind us of the spirit of brotherhood and generosity that unites us as citizens.”a
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