I tell you what… the social warriors are really tearing into sense and sensibility. Since when can you demand that one word in a song force the banning of said song? Where is good old common sense in all of this? Where is the spirit of acceptance and tolerance that has for so long signified the secular side of non-believing Christmas?
Here in the western world we don’t all claim to be believers… but for Pete’s sake… we’re not living in a Marxist state where everything needs to be banned! The only problem here… the PC correct police and their bleeding heart causes are so totalitarian that they now feel it necessary to pee on the vast majority’s parade… to gain what? One or two thousand votes… or likes on social media?
What happened to freedom of expression and literary licence? Me… I’m wondering how long it will take before the lot of knob-heads begin burning books… and locking up people who differ? But… I’m not going to dither any longer… I’m going to share the GREAT song!
I didn’t know the song until I heard it during our first Christmas season in Ireland. It is a song that has such special meaning for so many people. It is also a song that touches chords… and is not a soppy festive song! I usually don’t like all the excesses of the festive season… including the incessant soundtrack than goes with it these days… but this song is in a league of its own… until the PC police decided it needed banning!
PS – I think the smoking in the clip is more offensive… after-all… smoking is harmful and shouldn’t be permitted in public spaces… so, who cares? Go with the flow… it’s supposed to be the season to be jolly… not in your face painful!