US News: Cultural War Christmas divided more than ever America

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family photos of Republicans brandishing weapons are the latest episode in a battle around the traditional values ​​of the Christian holiday

Le représentant du Kentucky à la Chambre, Thomas Massie, pose avec sa famille et des armes pour une photo de Noël. © Twitter / RepThomasMassie representative Kentucky in the House, Thomas Massie, posing with his family and weapons for a Christmas photo. CULTURE WAR - Family pictures of Republicans brandishing weapons are the latest episode in a battle around the traditional values ​​of the Christian holiday

From our correspondent in the United States,

In the early 2000s, the debate Christmas the most virulent in the United States was about the pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks (definite opinion: it is unclean). But for fifteen years, "Christmas" is located in front of the culture war torn America. On religion and traditions, wokisme and political correctness.

Weapons, Family and Christmas Tree: The controversy photo of an American parliamentarian

 Weapons, Family and Christmas Tree: The controversy photo of an American parliamentarian © @REPTHOMASMASSY The photo of Thomas Massie with family is a plea for freedom to own firearms. Twitter / @ repthomasmassie Four days after the killing of Oxford high school, in Michigan, the photo shock. Saturday, a member of the US Congress posted on its social networks a "Christmas card" to the glory of weapons. Thomas Massie, Republican representative of Kentucky, puts in front of his Christmas tree with his wife Rhonda, their two sons, their two daughters, and the son-in-law of the eldest.

Must we say "Merry Christmas" colleagues? Can we have a tree at school or a nursery for mayor? This year, conservative politicians have gone to the next level of provocation, brandishing semi-automatic rifles on their family photos.

Photos that go wrong after the shooting in a high school

This is Thomas Massie, an ultra-conservative elected who chopping first Saturday. The representative of Kentucky - one of a dozen Republicans who refused to decorate the Capitol police - pose with his wife and their children. No matching PJs (pajamas Assorted) here, but the semi-automatic rifles waved proudly, including AR-15, and even a collection of M60 machine gun for the congressman. And a message to Santa Claus: "Please, bring us ammunition. "

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 Christmas holidays: © Europe 1 Avoid crowded wagons during Christmas holidays while France crosses its fifth wave of coronavirus. This is the challenge this year again for the SNCF. Guest of Sonia Mabrouk on Europe morning Wednesday, Minister Delegate to Transport Jean-Baptiste Djebari explained that there will be enough trains and that the French have already reserved a lot.

Published four days after the shooting that left four dead and seven injured in a high school Michigan, the photo has obviously made waves. She particularly denounced Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter in the massacre in a school in Parkland, Florida, in 2018: "Since sharing family photos, here's mine. The number one is the last thing I ever did Jamie. The other is where it is buried because of the shooting of Parkland. The Michigan gunman and his family were also used to take pictures like yours. "

Tuesday, the young elected Colorado Lauren Boebert, strong supporter of the 2nd amendment, responded to Thomas Massie, posing with his four son each holding a gun. The youngest is 8 years.

The Boeberts-have your six @RepThomasMassie !

(No spare ammo for you, though) pic.twitter.com/EnDYuXaHDF

- Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) December 8, 2021 "Merry Christmas" vs. "Happy Holidays" Christmas

cultural rift has not start with politics but in supermarkets. In 2005, Walmart and Target giants, among others, replace "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays" in their advertising campaigns, for sake of inclusiveness. The clash is immediate. The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights began a crusade against a campaign "anti-Christian". Very influential at the time, the star presenter of Fox News, Bill O'Reilly is involved. The following year, Walmart and Target are machines back. Best Buy refused, stressing that "all the holidays (New Year) are important": Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, but also celebrated by African Americans.

Rennes. An evening dedicated to Polish poetry, Friday, December 10th

 Rennes. An evening dedicated to Polish poetry, Friday, December 10th © Dr. Marta Tobiasz-Jouhier (sitting in the center of the photo), president of the Polonia Cultural Association, surrounded by afternoon participants from Saturday, December 4th 2021. Before celebrating its twenty-five years, the Polonia Association gives an appointment to all, Friday, December 10, 2021, at the International House of Rennes, for a poetico-musical ride with artists specially from Poland.

Arriving at the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama broke with the tradition of their predecessors. The official greeting card 2009 no longer mentions Christmas. The war on Christmas is an annual subject on Fox News, forget the tens of times the US president said "Merry Christmas", especially in the traditional year-end video. Https://twitter.com/ptiberry/status/1468666125911093252

2015 is Starbucks draws red and green cups but sacrilegious, unadorned Christmas or Rudolph. Donald Trump, then a candidate for the Republican primary, positions. He suggested a boycott of the Seattle chain and swear: "If I become president, we say all '' Merry Christmas'! " For Republican candidates, ride the war cultivation - whether on critical race theory or false "cancellation" of Dr. Seuss - seems to galvanize conservative electorate, as in Virginia last month.

As tempers flare again with the approach of December 25, there is already a collateral victim: the tree-like structure enthroned outside the offices of Fox News was burned by homeless the night of Tuesday to Wednesday. Ainsley Earhardt, a host of the Fox & Friends show, denounced an attack "against a tree that unites us all. It represents the spirit of Christmas, end of the holiday season, Jesus, Hanukkah. " Or not.

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