Black Santa and the politicization of Christmas

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President Trump has been saying repeatedly, since 2015, that he’s going to make Christmas great again, as if the holiday has been under attack. He promised to restore saying Merry Christmas. How did this War on Christmas narrative start anyway?

Credits

Guests:
Dan Cassino - Fairleigh Dickinson University; author of “Fox News and American Politics: How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society” - @DanCassino, Brandon McGinley - Editor at Eternal World Television Network, Catholic writer based in Pittsburgh - @brandonmcg, Lawrence Ware - Oklahoma State University Africana Studies - @law_writes

Host:
Jamil Smith

Producers:
Quinn O'Toole, Katie Cooper, Yael Even Or, Sáša Woodruff, Gideon Brower