Christmas Village? Holiday Village? As a guy who was raised Christian in South Texas and married into a Jewish family, and I don’t care what they call it. Come to think of it, I don’t even know anybody who cares. But here’s three thoughts:
1. It was brilliant of Mayor Nutter to have somebody in his administration kill Christmas, so he could then save it.
2. A Nutter administration official who for obvious reasons didn’t want to be named said yesterday, “Oh, they should just call it Festivus Village.”
3. I love Dan Rubin’s line in his Inquirer column today. A Jewish girl asks her father, “Don’t we get a village?”
“Yes dear, I thought. We call it New York,” Rubin wrote.