Day: 2014.12.20

Another Reason to Simply Trade Out the Holiday Season for a Three-Week Orgy

Three sentences.

Bud Williams, city councilor in Springfield, Mass., stood in the court square earlier this week and participated in a holiday tradition.

“Jesus is the reason for the season,” Williams said at a Tuesday ceremony, according to

His remarks wouldn’t really be notable, except that Williams was speaking at a menorah lighting ceremony, to mark the beginning of Hanukkah.

Sarah Larimer of the Washington Post tries to explain those sentences for us. Nor do we envy her the task.


Larimer, Sarah. “‘Jesus is the reason for the season,’ politician says. At a menorah lighting ceremony for Hanukkah.” The Washington Post. 18 December 2014.