Trump Says He’s The Reason People Are “Saying Merry Christmas Again” And We Are All Very Puzzled

President Donald Trump has waged war against many things (the NFL, the NBA, The Apprentice, Meryl Streep) but his latest battle has been against people wishing one another “Happy Holidays” rather than “Merry Christmas.” On Christmas Eve, Trump tweeted this message, in which he appears to single-handedly take credit for “leading the charge against the assault of our cherished and beautiful phrase.”

Back in October, Trump had told the audience: “We are stopping cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values.”

“We’re getting near that beautiful Christmas season that people don’t talk about anymore. They don’t use the word ‘Christmas’ because it’s not politically correct, you go to department stores and they’ll say ‘Happy New Year,’ or they’ll say other things and it’ll be red, they’ll have it painted… Well, guess what? We’re saying ‘Merry Christmas!’ again.”

Some Trump supporters saw this as a wonderful execution of a campaign promise.

But mostly, people were pointing out that A) nobody ever stopped saying ‘Merry Christmas’…

…and B) The Obamas had wished everyone a “Merry Christmas” while Donald and the rest of the Trumps had been guilty of using the phrase “Happy Holidays,” not that it actually even matters: