Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Germany: Minister of Merkel's Christian Democratic Party (sic !) bans Christmas

Picture: The role model of Merkel's Christian Democrats

The German Christian Democrat Integration Minister Annette Widmann-Mauz (52 y/o ) has apparently banned the word 'Christmas' from her vocabulary. Her press office sends out a strange Christmas card, the tabloid Bild reports. "Merry Christmas" everywhere, on cards and in other Christmas greetings. For Annette Widmann-Mauz, the Minister for Integration, this is a problem. According to the picture, on her Christmas greeting are Christmas tree decorations and angels together with Santa Claus caps, but not a word about "Christmas". Instead it says: "No matter what you believe in ... we wish you a contemplative time and a good start into the new year".As Bild further reported, the Minister had also wished all "Muslims in Germany" a "blessed and contemplative time of fasting" on Twitter during Ramadan. She twittered to Hanukkah: "Hanukkah Sameach! I wish all Jews a happy and blessed Hanukkah." When it comes to Christmas, the feast of the birth of Jesus Christ, it is "no matter what you believe in," asks Bild. According to the same report, the colleagues in the German Bundestag and in the Federal Government have now reacted with incomprehension and indignation.

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