Religious Right groups sought to link their narrow version of the Christian faith with government – an exclusionary act that makes a mockery of the very season of peace and goodwill they so claim to cherish.
There’s simply no need to erect sectarian symbols at the seat of government when our nation is home to so many churches. Houses of worship are the proper places for crèches and other religious symbols to be displayed – and many of them are happy to take on the task.
The reality is that you could not avoid a Christmas experience in America if you tried. Yet for some, this is not enough. The cries of a 'War on Christmas,' a seasonal staple of the Religious Right, echo through the decked halls.