I expected the WSJ to go down the crapper after being bought by Rupert Murdoch.
Columnist Dan Henninger blames the delusional war on Christmas and “dereligioning America” for the subprime crisis. For real…
From Think Progress:
After cataloging a series of complex economic factors that do relate to the financial crisis, Henninger concludes that what really went wrong is that ‘the steady secularizing and insistent effort at dereligioning America’ led to ‘subprime personal behavior by borrowers and bankers’.”
Daniel Henninger argues that the ‘unprecedented economic ruin’ that many Americans are facing is a casualty of the War on Christmas because ‘a nation whose people can’t say ‘Merry Christmas’ is a nation capable of ruining its own economy’.”
I guess we all need to repent, move to Kansas, and attend the Church of the Distended Douchebag. That’ll fix everything.
Update: my super sleuthy New York contact says Henninger sings this in the shower: