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Should Santa Claus still be fat?
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Posted on 12/23/2012 8:43:00 PM PST by chessplayer

Pickler's job as a professional Santa was a constant joke on the latest season of "The Biggest Loser." With his long white beard and protruding stomach, the 63-year-old looked every bit the part he played.

"The world is going to have to change their acceptance of what Santa looks like," Pickler said. "Santa is a role model, and kids don't want to have a role model that's fat."

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Oh goody. A politically correct Santa.

"The world is going to have to change their acceptance of what Santa looks like," Pickler said.

I suppose doing away with white Santa's will be next.

1 posted on 12/23/2012 8:43:07 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

You need to accept people for who they are. Unless they’re fat.


2 posted on 12/23/2012 8:45:07 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: chessplayer

3 posted on 12/23/2012 8:48:07 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: chessplayer

Next thing you know he’ll be wearing his belt
up by his boobs.


4 posted on 12/23/2012 8:50:47 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: chessplayer

Santa is now going to have to be black(ish) and oily and married to a yeti. No christmas pork roast, just the roasted dog, kobe beef and aragula. And the reindeer swapped out with camels.


5 posted on 12/23/2012 8:52:38 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: chessplayer

Ah krap! What other jobs are there for big old white men in the Obama Great Recession!?


6 posted on 12/23/2012 8:52:38 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Tanniker Smith

Next year, the title will be “Should Santa Claus still be straight?”. Leave it to libtards to ruin life on earth.


7 posted on 12/23/2012 8:56:12 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: max americana

Yup. LBGT Santa’s.


8 posted on 12/23/2012 8:59:38 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

If we return to a more christian origin of Santa Claus, St. Nicholas he would probably be thin. This is from Yahoo

Was the Real Santa Claus Fat?

It was rare for anyone besides nobility to be obese during the time in which St. Nicholas was alive, and bishops rarely indulged in such earthly and gluttenous pleasures. Most depictions of St. Nicholas actually reveal him to be somewhat shockingly thin. This would be consistent with his reputation as a selfless person who gave to those in need, instead of over-indulging in wealth.


9 posted on 12/23/2012 9:01:33 PM PST by ThomasThomas
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To: chessplayer

Why are the reindeer brown? Sure, have all the browns do all the menial labor of lugging around that sleigh and an old fat white guy.


10 posted on 12/23/2012 9:01:48 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: chessplayer
Well there is a reason:

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11 posted on 12/23/2012 9:02:59 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: chessplayer

Leave Santa Claus alone - good grief!!!!!!


12 posted on 12/23/2012 9:04:15 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: max americana
Some twisted minds already thought of such a thing . . .
13 posted on 12/23/2012 9:12:35 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: chessplayer

The comments are so incredibly stupid and ignorant, it is mind boggling- we are domed if this is who America is becoming.
(ok there are a few of reason but most are from PC liberals)


14 posted on 12/23/2012 9:15:12 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: chessplayer

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/believe.wav


15 posted on 12/23/2012 9:20:22 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: chessplayer

..straight? ...married? ...white? ...male?

this stuff is just sick.

Libtards are for preserving every cultural identity except the white european one.


16 posted on 12/23/2012 9:24:01 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: chessplayer
Being Santa Claus
17 posted on 12/23/2012 9:27:10 PM PST by vigilante2 (Re-elect nobody)
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To: vigilante2

Santa won't say 'happy holiday'


18 posted on 12/23/2012 9:38:29 PM PST by vigilante2 (Re-elect nobody)
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To: chessplayer

The skinny Santa in that PC-fest Polar Express made me want to puke.

19 posted on 12/23/2012 9:55:22 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: chessplayer
"Santa" wasn't ever a big fat guy until that fateful Coca-Cola ad (which also cemented him as wearing all red). Frankly, I happen to prefer the somewhat slimmer "Father Christmas" version anyway.


20 posted on 12/23/2012 10:00:35 PM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: chessplayer
The libtards better be careful. You don't want to piss off Santa


21 posted on 12/23/2012 10:13:51 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: chessplayer

Is it possible to be both thin and jolly? Yeah, thin and happy...but jolly?


22 posted on 12/23/2012 10:20:12 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: chessplayer

Leave it to the kids and soon Santa will be “looking like a fool with his pants on the ground.”


23 posted on 12/23/2012 10:30:23 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: ThomasThomas
Santa is a Lapp creation/tradition. As long as he has a gigantic beard he can be rail thin but rail thin doesn't work well in the arctic.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMUWJmV5c90

24 posted on 12/24/2012 1:48:05 AM PST by x_plus_one
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To: faithhopecharity
What other jobs are there for big old white men in the Obama Great Recession!?

Wal Mart greeters.....

25 posted on 12/24/2012 2:32:56 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: chessplayer

Get rid of Santa Claus and enshrine the Victoria’s Secrets Angels.


26 posted on 12/24/2012 3:24:18 AM PST by gotribe
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To: Little Pig
"Santa" wasn't ever a big fat guy until that fateful Coca-Cola ad

Well, Clement Moore wrote "He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf" with "a little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly" in 1822, some 64 years before Coke was created. 'Course Moore's Santa was dressed in furs from his heed to his foot, and, oh, he smoked!

But you're right. Coke did solidify our image of Santa.

27 posted on 12/24/2012 3:58:01 AM PST by dorothy ( "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Hot Tabasco

sorry, but in the ObamaGreatDepression even WalMart greeter jobs are not reliable

http://money.msn.com/saving-money-tips/post.aspx?post=f9fa2c85-5d69-41e0-9ea9-870054e6a2f5


28 posted on 12/24/2012 5:15:57 AM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: chessplayer

Good grief.
Santa needs to be fat in order to survive living and working at the North pole. It’s called survival insulation. If he had his gift factory in Florida then I’d expect him to be skinny and wearing speedos.

Historically Santa entered homes through chimneys. Not many of those around. Soon Santa will be fazed out.

BTW, we do have a skinny black gay santa. 1600...


29 posted on 12/24/2012 5:31:32 AM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: chessplayer
Well there is a reason:

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30 posted on 12/24/2012 7:43:32 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Little Pig
Thomas Nast first drew Santa for the 1862 Harper's Weekly cover. That's a considerable time before the Coca Cola Santa ever began.


31 posted on 12/24/2012 10:32:41 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

32 posted on 12/24/2012 10:39:48 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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