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[Content Note: Christian Supremacy; misogyny.]

Here is our favorite Christian friend Kirk Cameron, explaining how Moms are responsible for making Christmas perfect for everyone:

If you are a mom, if you are a wife, if you’re the keeper of your home, I want you to know that your joy is so important this Christmas. Because Christmas is about joy, and if the joy of the Lord is your strength, remember, the joy of the mom is her children's strength. So don't let anything steal your joy. If you let your joy get stolen, it will sap your strength. Let your children, your family, see your joy in the way that you decorate your home this Christmas, in the food that you cook, the songs you sing, the stories you tell, and the traditions that you keep. Invite your whole neighborhood into your Christmas, and invite the world into our story of our king and his kingdom. Join me and go see Saving Christmas November 14.
Hahahahahaha that is a perfect advertisement for a perfect movie!

It would also, for the record, be a perfect advert for Ladies' Joy-Stealing Armor (by Spanx) and Ladies' Insurance against Joy Theft (by Aflac).

On his whistlestop promotional tour for Saving Christmas, which consists primarily of videos on his own YouTube channel and interviews with the Christian Post, Cameron also stopped by the Christian Post again, to wax grumpy about all the meanie pants who are trying to ruin Christmas and dispute his claim that Christians invented every single part of Christmas, right down to the marshmallows in your hot chocolate, you joy-stealing jerks:
In his first release since "Unstoppable," Cameron aims to "put the Christ back in Christmas" this holiday season by attempting to debunk disparaging theories surrounding Christmastime. Furthermore, the actor shares his own ideas on where Christmas traditions originated, including loose Biblical interpretations of the Christmas tree and the nativity scene. It is the actor's hope that Christians are inspired to protect and preserve customary Christmas activities after watching "Saving Christmas."

"I'm making 'Saving Christmas' because I love Christmas, I love everything about it," Cameron told The Christian Post before rattling off several Christmas traditions such as roasting chestnuts, drinking hot chocolate, and enjoying Christmas stockings, stories, trees and food.

"I'm a sucker for all of it, and of course the nativity, and there's a lot of people who really want to put a big wet blanket on the celebration," Cameron continued. "It starts this time of year. You have people who want to pull down nativity scenes, you have lawsuits showing up in schools that can't have Christmas performances ... it has to be winter break or holiday break or sparkle season ... they want to take that out of Christmas so they don't offend people who hate Christmas. And then we have a new group who are telling us, convincingly, that Christmas is actually a celebration of paganism."

The "Growing Pains" star dismisses theories that Christmas is derived in the pagan celebration of Winter Solstice in "Saving Christmas," offering viewers a Biblical reference to items such as the Christmas tree instead. Furthermore, the film reveals Cameron's take on Santa Claus, the three wisemen, and why Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25 each year.
Sounds amazing!

Naturally, although this is a hilariously absurd iteration of Christian Supremacy, it's still just as vile as any other iteration. No amount of goofy cheerfulness can mitigate the profound misogyny in telling women that a failure to project happiness at all times is a moral weakness, nor the dominionist garbage of misrepresenting people of other religions, atheists, and public secularists (among whom are plenty of Christians) as "people who hate Christmas."

Christian Supremacists who want to own the entire history of Christmas and force the celebration of their religious holiday on everyone else are full of joy. Those of us who say "no thanks" are full of hate. Cool math, bro.

[H/T to Bedhead.]

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