Oscar Wilde had it correct when he stated ” Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.”
I frankly don’t understand the mentality that would destroy a Christmas Tree, that brings joy, happiness and the Christmas Spirit to so many. Yet this is what happened in Greece
There is no longer any polite and civic society, we have self centered activist who live that their political “ends” justify all means.
Not too long ago in World War I , the ” Christmas Truce ” took place, whereby British, French and German troops stopped their battle to all celebrate the spirit of Christmas. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_truce
Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had the ” spirit” of those brave men and the men and women that were the generation of WWI.