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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Happy Festivus!

"I've got a lot of problems with you people...!"

Today is one of my favorite made-up holidays: festivus (for the rest of us!)  Somewhat amazingly, Festivus, the Seinfeld-inspired "holiday," has become a real thing in some places.  According to that most-reliable source, both Wisconsin and Florida have displayed Festivus poles as part of their official winter holiday displays.  Former Representative Eric Cantor apparently once held a Festivus fundraiser (although we can now see how that fared).  This year, prominent politicians, such as Rand Paul, are finding their Festivus spirit, with Paul even hinting at a 2016 presidential run during his #festivus themed Twitter activity this morning.  

So..air your grievances; engage in the feats of strength; and hope for a Festivus miracle!

Posted by Josh Douglas on December 23, 2014 at 10:59 AM in Current Affairs, Law and Politics | Permalink

Comments

This was one of my favourite episodes from my favourite tv shows of all time (along withe "Master of your domain" and "Marine Biologist" episodes). Now, times for the feats of strength!

Posted by: Ian Mark Sirota | Dec 23, 2014 12:34:19 PM

For a show about "nothing," that show seems to have had a lot of ideas.

Posted by: Joe | Dec 23, 2014 11:38:38 AM

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