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The (Race) War on Christmas: Megyn Kelly Declares ‘Santa Claus Just Is White’ and So Was Jesus
Mediaite ^ | December 12, 2013 | Tommy Christopher

Posted on 12/19/2013 3:37:40 AM PST by lbryce

It’s come to this. Of all the absurdity that has emerged from the War on Christmas™ narrative, there has been nothing so surreal as a hard news anchor weighing in, authoritatively, on the racial identity of a nonexistent person, which is what happened on Wednesday night’s edition of The Kelly File. Discussing a Slate article that suggested a more inclusive Santa, host Megyn Kelly repeatedly informed “the kids” that “Santa Claus just is white,” and that “Jesus was a white man, too.”

Slate’s Aisha Harris wrote a thoughtful piece about the effects of cultural exclusion from such a dominant American symbol of childhood, and suggested that Santa Claus be transformed, not into a black man (good thinking, because Black Santa would get down exactly one chimney before getting shot in the face), but a penguin, “spare millions of nonwhite kids the insecurity and shame” that she remembers from childhood.

Of this essay about inclusion, Kelly says: “I kind of laughed and I said this is ridiculous. Yet another person claiming it’s racist to have a white Santa.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jesusandsantawhite; megynkelly
So, now the liberal, left-wing social nihilists after all they have done to bring down, destroy every last modicum of decency and morality now make the claim that Jesus and Santa weren't necessarily white. Now, for any true Christian believer to hear this pile of utter politically naseous nonsense is going to take umbrage upon hearing a statement like that. And upon hearing it, Megyn Kelly reacted in the exact way most people will. That is to say, so, now the PC police want to redefine Santa and Jesus in a way they never were, racially remove them from their own true identity for no good reason except simply because they can.

Well, Megyn has been receiving the harshest criticism imaginable from very corner of the political world, excoriating her for speaking out during her Fox Broadcast telling the kids that Santa and Jesus were white, sonething that I as a Jewishg person feel she was 100% correct in doing do. But the brouhaha has only just begun, the MSM, is going absolutely nuts, castigating Megyn for having dared to speak out at what these PC racial arsonists are doing, maliciously getting those who believe otherwise that Jesus and Santa were white, the fact that Santa is fictional character, does not justify, give anyone the right to change his race. Oh, Boy. This is going to be a long, drawn out debacle, let me tell you. Certainly, Obama will be spaking out on it despite him having no personal authority as a Mooozlimb to talk about it.

1 posted on 12/19/2013 3:37:41 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Tommy is the head “metrosexual” over there, so just take that into account.


2 posted on 12/19/2013 3:40:44 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (A courageous man finds a way, an ordinary man finds an excuse.)
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To: lbryce

The real St Nick, which Santa Claus is based, was white. The libs can try to PC Santa, but St Nick was white.


3 posted on 12/19/2013 3:49:48 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: lbryce

Saint Nicholas was a Turk and Jesus was a Semitic Jew. Both Turks and Semites are considered Caucasian. I doubt in either case, race was determinate but, as a simple matter of fact, both were Caucasians or “white”.


4 posted on 12/19/2013 3:52:58 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: lbryce

What I don’t understand is why folks are so invested in Jesus or Santa were white. What difference does their race make? Santa’s made up! For sure, St. Nicholas did not look like the white fat guy with the big belly and the red cheeks. I have no problem with portrayals of Santa or Jesus with much darker skin.


5 posted on 12/19/2013 3:59:51 AM PST by old and tired
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To: lbryce

http://coca-cola-art.com/tag/santa-claus/

http://www.coca-colacompany.com/holidays/the-true-history-of-the-modern-day-santa-claus


6 posted on 12/19/2013 4:00:06 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: old and tired
were=being

Sorry, need my morning caffeine fix.

7 posted on 12/19/2013 4:00:42 AM PST by old and tired
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To: muir_redwoods

St. Nicholas was a Greek who lived in Asia Minor (present-day Turkey).


8 posted on 12/19/2013 4:03:27 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

I imagine you understand that the people of both lands now called Greece and Turkey are well intermarried. It’s not inaccurate to refer to St Nicholas as a Turk since that’s the current name of the area where he lived.


9 posted on 12/19/2013 4:33:33 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods

I think our esteemed leader should head over to the mid east and explain to those there how Christ and Mohammed were black. I think that would take care of two problems. First we would have a leadership change here and second we would have a majority opinion of whether he was correct as seen by local opinion.


10 posted on 12/19/2013 4:41:05 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Mouton

That makes Biden up for a promotion. As much as the humor potential is enticing, he could possibly be worse than the current clown.


11 posted on 12/19/2013 4:47:08 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: lbryce

Divide! Divide! Divide!

We need to learn to compromise to achieve perfect harmony.

We need a Third Way.

Therefore I declare Santa is white, Jesus is white with a dark completion and Mohammad is as black as coal.

Regards:

Hillary


12 posted on 12/19/2013 4:52:28 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: muir_redwoods
"Saint Nicholas was a Turk"

Wrongo my FRiend. The Turks didn't occupy Anatolia (Asia Minor (Turkey)) until the fall of Constantinople in the the 13th century.

St Nick would have been Greek or Thracian or such like that; definitely white.

13 posted on 12/19/2013 5:02:49 AM PST by Pietro
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To: old and tired

St mick is real. To the orthodox even. He was from Myra. He’s the patron of children. It means that he goes to God in a special petition for children among other petitions he’s presented with

When Christmas comes he is likely part of that spirit

C clement Moore wrote about him and the iconic santa arrived. The Dutch brought him to the new world. They wanted him here

This is, in both cases, a white santa.

And in both cases reverence to st Nick is paid consistently

Will Ferrell made an iconic elf movie. Reverent to santa. Classic

No one is stopping the blacks from doing the same

Not even Megan Kyle. She can’t, and probably has no interest in doing so


14 posted on 12/19/2013 5:19:31 AM PST by stanne
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To: lbryce
"the racial identity of a nonexistent person"

Santa Claus is NOT a "nonexistant person". Santa Claus is a familiar way of saying Saint Nicholas. In German, "Saint Nicholas" would be pronounced by children as "San-Na-Klas". Hence, the English "Santa Claus".

Saint Nicholas was white. Sorry Left, Santa Claus is, indeed, white.

15 posted on 12/19/2013 6:18:45 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: lbryce

Jesus was not “white” like a european. He was a jew from the middle east, probably darker skined. I don’t think there are many blue eyed arabs or jews in that neck of the woods 2000 years ago. Yet have seen pictures of a blue eyed Jesus done by some artist...but that is just my opinion.


16 posted on 12/19/2013 6:28:48 AM PST by goat granny
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To: norwaypinesavage

I think you've touched on the heart of the matter. It seems the progressives, even for as educated as they claim to be, are so awash in contemporary materialism that cultural history evades them. They just don't know the history, or are so deluded that they pretend it does not exist.


17 posted on 12/19/2013 6:36:53 AM PST by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: goat granny
This article also reflects a similar story done by National Geographic a few years back that revealed a similar looking individual based on their own forensics of the day.

Discovery Channel-December 16, 2013:What Did Jesus Look Like?


18 posted on 12/19/2013 6:40:49 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: muir_redwoods

Ah, but they were “dark-skinned”, don’t you see? And, of course, that means they were “colored”. Hence, they were “black”.

See how logical it all is </sarc>


19 posted on 12/19/2013 6:44:38 AM PST by chesley
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To: lbryce

middle eastern folks I believe are consider Caucasian.

St. Nicholas by all means was white.

This whole argument is freaking stupid


20 posted on 12/19/2013 6:54:54 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: lbryce

This whole debate is too stupid for words. Still, I wonder how the far left racist fringe would feel if conservatives said that their Martin Luther King was a white man who opposed discrimination and wanted everyone judged by the content of their character and not by the color of their skin.


21 posted on 12/19/2013 10:33:48 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1

Santa is red....and Jesus is white


22 posted on 12/19/2013 10:43:47 AM PST by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Pietro
Well, if you want to go back to the original borders (for some storage reason) , he wasn't a Greek he was an ελληνικά Denying the obvious fact that he was a Turk because he lived in what is now Turkey is like saying an Apache isn't an American.
23 posted on 12/19/2013 10:48:04 AM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods
Look man, in the 4th Cen. AD no one had ever heard of the Turks. The ethic make-up of Asia Minor was changed radically when the nomadic Turks (origin more or less Turkmenestan) invaded.

They are, ethnically, very different than Greeks.

24 posted on 12/19/2013 10:53:53 AM PST by Pietro
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To: goat granny

White means blue eyes and blond hair?

When did this start?


25 posted on 12/19/2013 12:13:29 PM PST by ansel12 ( Ben Bradley- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: muir_redwoods

There was no such country known as Turkey when St. Nicholas lived. Moreover, Nicholas was Greek by birth (and the area of Asia Minor where he was born was Greek).

The term “Turk” didn’t even come into being until the 6th century, 200 years after Nicholas’s death. And, even at that, the people known as Turks were from an area far to the east of where Nicholas was born (in Patara, which was on the SW coast of the Anatolian Peninsula, on the Mediterranean).


26 posted on 12/19/2013 2:09:26 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: muir_redwoods

I’ve often wondered why Jesus looks Italian in all those old renaissance paintings. I always picture him as a young Billy Crystal.


27 posted on 12/19/2013 2:14:11 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Pietro

Did anything I wrote suggest that I need or want your agreement? If I did somehow suggest that I take it back. Nick was a Turk in the same way that an 8th century native American was an Amerindian long before Vespucci was born


28 posted on 12/19/2013 5:01:26 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods
Then according to your "logic" St Paul was also a Turk and the Trojans were Turks. Sure.

But then who were the Turks prior to their invasion of Anatolia?

Armenians???

Parthians???

29 posted on 12/20/2013 5:42:11 AM PST by Pietro
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To: Pietro

Just as we know the Ptolemy, Cleopatra as an Egyptian.


30 posted on 12/21/2013 12:51:26 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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