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How ‘the war on Christmas’ became a political rallying cry

  • Aired: 12/25/2017
  • 09:58
  • Rating: NR
President Trump wrote on Twitter Monday that he was proud to have led the charge against the "assault" on the phrase "Merry Christmas." Why do some feel that there is a "war on Christmas"? William Brangham discusses how Christmas, politics and American culture intersect with Amy Sullivan, author of "The Party Faithful," and Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council.
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