The winner: Playboy for putting out an issue in its Mexican edition with a seductive cover girl posed as the Virgin Mary:
Yep. That one ruined Christmas for all Christians, I know.
What did they score?
Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation said during an appearance on the Dec. 4 “Fox & Friends” that the nativity scene represents “hate speech” and “a direct attack on good human values.”
Allowing disrespectful signs to be placed near Christian displays and labeling the nativity scene “hate speech” are direct attacks against Christmas.
Calling the Nativity Scene “hate speech”: 10 Grinches.
[Washington Governor Christine] Gregoire hiding behind the First Amendment to allow attacks on Christmas: 9 Grinches.
AHA’s Editorial Director Fred Edwords defended the $40,000 ad campaign, telling the Associated Press, “Our reason for doing it during the holidays is there are an awful lot of agnostics, atheists and other types of non-theists who feel a little alone during the holidays because of its association with traditional religion.”
Edwords used the generic term “holidays” in his defense. But by quoting a line from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” the AHA is clearly targeting Christmas.
Using a beloved Christmas song in an ad attacking Christmas: 10 Grinches
That’s all it takes? Not much. They didn’t even mention the Flying Spaghetti Monster Nativity Scene…
I wonder how atheists will take the Gold next year.