See also "Parade prohibition puzzles preacher" and "Denver bans words 'Merry Christmas' from traditional downtown parade of lights" for additional Freeper comments.
Let me get this straight. Any reference to the actual holiday is offensive to other religions, but a state sponsored sardonic parody is supposed to be accepted by Christians.
This parade is to Christians what a Minstrel Show is to Blacks. A Hate Crime is in the eye of the victim. Shut down this travesty.