I think we can all agree that the commercial cancer of Christmas has officially grown so large that it has now absorbed Thanksgiving completely. Not only did Christmas advertisements start in September this year, but the traditional Black Friday retail frenzy has made it into Thanksgiving afternoon, at least.
I predict a rapid social phenomenon in which Thanksgiving is moved to Friday and shopping becomes the focus of Thursday, when everyone has the day off. Indeed, I’m wondering if Halloween needs to start getting concerned about a loss of social value to the commercial grind of Christmas.
The problem with …