Bureaucrats decide Congressmen cannot write “Merry Christmas” in official mail

Bah, humbug, say the anonymous rulemakers -- who have ruled that generic holiday greetings are OK, but not any mention of the dreaded word "Christmas"

BY: Rob Kerby

 

Anonymous federal rulemakers this year decided that members of the U.S. House of Representatives are not allowed to wish their constituents back home “Merry Christmas.”

A Congressman's card (sent at the expense of his election campaign)

Senators may. However, members of the House may only offer holiday greetings to voters. They must steer clear of anything so politically incorrect as actually uttering the name of the federal holiday — which has been officially “Christmas” since 1870, when the House and Senate first gave the nation the day off to observe Christ’s birth.

According to the

Washington Examiner,

the absurd ruling was made

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