War on Christmas

December 20th, 2013, 4pm

It was 11.1°C. The breeze was light.

I have no idea what this thing is, Russian nesting dolls sliding down a candy cane? Or maybe it’s that Festivus pole that everyone’s talking about (just kidding, no one’s talking about that).

Maybe this has something to do with the kerfuffle here in the US about Black Santa or perhaps this is an act of defiance against Christmas in general. (They do each have one “arm” raised in protest.)

It’s probably none of those things though. This is NYC so there’s (weird) art everywhere. More likely this is some artist’s playful interpretation of the holidays. Maybe it was just meant to be fun and sweet and pretty. To me it looks like a sugarplum induced fever dream. But it’s not a Christmas tree and it’s Christmas time. So somebody somewhere will be angry about it.

Maybe those angry folks could use some extra candy canes or sugarplums in their stockings.

David Wade and Craig said thanks.

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