Every Christmas, link bait pops up all over Internet hating on poor Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer for portraying Santa Claus and Ru’s family as a bunch of hateful bigots.
Conservatives gobble it up as evidence of the “War on Christmas.” With all the clatter arising on social media, it’s easy to forget that Rudolph, the second most beloved Christmas character of all time, is a beautiful story celebrating misfits.
Today we take a look at the most famous reindeer of all, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, a story written by a poor Jewish copywriter that became a Christmas song classic and a Rankin/Bass animated TV special that’s now linkbait for lazy bloggers.
➤ A study says Grindr is the #1 app most likely to leave you depressed.
➤ The Chinese are feeding their garbage to hordes of cockroaches.
➤ A bank ATM in London knows if you’ve been naughty or nice this year.