Over the Easter weekend came the stories of the politically correct loons removing the word “Easter” from such subversive, oppressive and noninclusive titles as “Easter egg roll,” “Easter egg hunt” and, horrors upon horrors, “Easter bunny.” They claimed that they did it to respect the views of everyone — everyone, that is, except Christians.
This piggybacks nicely with the rebadging of the Christmas tree as the “holiday tree.”
There were also reports of people looking at Good Friday as a great way to get a three-day weekend. And this follows what's now the tradition of observing St. Patrick's Day as another fine day to get cross-eyed drunk.
The early church gets ripped for taking pagan holidays and Christianizing them. Today, the “PC” bunch and the general degeneracy of the culture take Christian holidays and paganize them.
They must be so proud.
James F. Cataldi
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