Personally I think some people are being fixative obsessive far beyond the normal or necessary. Now then again I do realize the newest lights are LED, are much safer, less heat and last much longer with a very small current consumption.
And even that had retailers almost up in smoke when they came out as they relied upon replacement bulbs for business, I have the same LED lights from many years ago, they still work and I don’t buy any more.
Personally I think some people are being fixative obsessive far beyond the normal or necessary.
Given Attention Whoredom includes the satanist goth who shot those children in Conn., or a man who recently threw feces at a woman on the subway, or the abuse of Honey Boo Boo via a reality show, this Christmas light attention scream seems harmless.