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With nearly six months to go until Christmas, why the hell am I walking into stores and seeing this?

[Image of a manger-load of Xmas baubles and lights and trees in a local retail establishment.]

What is this? A pre-emptive strike in the War on Christmas® 2011? Because July 13th is too damn early for Christmas decorations. Isn't there some sort of rule that you put out the Christmas stuff after the Thanksgiving stuff after the Halloween stuff? If not, there certainly should be.


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