Saying ‘Merry Christmas’ isn’t an affront. But Trump is trying to make it one.

Saying ‘Merry Christmas’ isn’t an affront. But Trump is trying to make it one.

How pathetic is it that the battleground for the future of Christian civilization is perceived to be retail-store interactions? Christians have a millennia-long heritage of civilization building, and it has come to this: The farthest our imaginations can take us in rebuilding Christian culture is haranguing Walmart associates into blandly uttering “Merry Christmas” ten thousand times a day. We cannot imagine a Christianity whose impact on our world is anything more robust than literal window dressing on consumer capitalism.

Read more at the Washington Post.