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Holier Than Thou

by | 7th, December 2004

‘JUST because Cliff Richard hasn’t released a hymn doesn’t mean Christmas has been cancelled.

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Tony Blair wants us to know that now more than ever we must remember what Christmas is all about.

So he’s sending a select few cards in which, as the Telegraph says, he will be offering the seasonal greeting: “With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year.”

But not if you’re non-Christian, or heathen as it is known in certain circles. Then, you’ll be getting the abridged version: “With best wishes for the New Year.”

For non-Christians, Tony has eradicated Christmas in one stoke of his printer’s ink.

He’s put down Santa’s reindeer in a humane and dog-free manner, poured the mulled wine down the sink and pulped your festive tree into recycled toilet paper.

He does however think it okay that non-believers who will rot in Hell as surely as you will not be getting any presents from Santa have a terrific next 12 months.

So what if you’re Jewish and your New Year begins sometime in Tony’s September, Chinese (February) or Ken Livingstone (whenever he can get that ruddy River of Fire started), Tony wants you to have a good one.

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