“Luton council, we are told, has banned people from celebrating Christmas. Birmingham has renamed the season Winterval. A Reading man has been told to take his decorations down. There’s only one problem with the ‘PC campaign’ against Christmas – it’s pure nonsense.”
Oliver Burkeman demolishes the “Christmas is Banned” headlines, which have been used to stoke up hatred of Muslims and other minority ethnic communities.
None of which has prevented Jack Straw joining the spurious campaign against “politically correct nonsense” over Christmas. See Daily Mail, 8 December 2006