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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

WAR ON CHRISTMAS: Why Doesn't the Downtown Christmas Tree Light Up?

Posted by on Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:58 AM

THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE. This is a holiday disaster. This is worse than the botched New Year's Eve fireworks show of 2008!


A Christmas tree that does not light up at night? Who is in charge here? THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS IS REAL.


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Will in Seattle 1
Samhain must be observed!
Posted by Will in Seattle on December 5, 2012 at 12:04 PM · Report this
If this tree doesn't light up what the hell did they do for this year's annual tree lighting ceremony?
Posted by inquiringmindswanttoknow on December 5, 2012 at 12:27 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 3
@2 the lighting is of the star on Macy's, actually. It's a Hindu thing.
Posted by Will in Seattle on December 5, 2012 at 12:34 PM · Report this
very bad homo 4
Ridiculous! Even the pathetic Charlie Brown tree at Pike Place Market has lights on it.
Posted by very bad homo on December 5, 2012 at 12:39 PM · Report this
Fistique 5
Because it's...highly reflective?
Posted by Fistique on December 5, 2012 at 12:46 PM · Report this
Why do they have to put a chain-link xmas tree skirt around it? I think it's always been that way, but it looks horrible, and makes it seem like there's a perpetual construction zone around it.
Posted by shotsix on December 5, 2012 at 12:53 PM · Report this
Knat 7
It's so that our atheist missiles can't target it in the dark. We only attack under cover of night, you see. During the day, we're too busy crying liberal crocodile tears into our copies of On the Origin of Species as we Jewishly try to spread godless secularism and abortion through our liberal homosexual ACLU universities.

(For those who don't understand my reference, please click here, or here.)
Posted by Knat on December 5, 2012 at 1:02 PM · Report this
Zionist conspiracy
Posted by nikolai on December 5, 2012 at 1:10 PM · Report this
It's not even a real tree! It's just a bunch of boughs lashed together in a tree shape!
Posted by chelcie on December 5, 2012 at 1:16 PM · Report this
Every time they try and plug it in an atheist runs out from behind a tree and unplugs it!
Posted by ihatechristmas on December 5, 2012 at 1:39 PM · Report this
SPG 11
All kidding aside, it is really lame. Last year they couldn't get ice skating right, this year it's a "tree" that doesn't light.
This may seem like a silly thing, but without a big lit up tree, I have one less trip to take downtown with my wife. I'm sure others will stop bothering to come see the tree and thus not shop downtown on that trip.
Posted by SPG on December 5, 2012 at 2:09 PM · Report this
ScrawnyKayaker 12
@1 Samhain was 5 weeks ago. What's your point?
Posted by ScrawnyKayaker on December 5, 2012 at 2:17 PM · Report this
ScrawnyKayaker 13
@6 Shiny razor wire would be more festive! It's like tinsel with teeth.
Posted by ScrawnyKayaker on December 5, 2012 at 2:21 PM · Report this
The lights are being used for my Zionist community's hanukkiahs.
Posted by sarah70 on December 5, 2012 at 2:29 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 15
@13 only the good stuff, fresh off a roll.

It's even better when it ices over, fwiw.

At least in Fremont we put a giant red star on Lenin, and the bars serve hot chocolate (fresh from Theo's Chocolate Factory), hard cider, and beer.
Posted by Will in Seattle on December 5, 2012 at 3:53 PM · Report this
Cynic Romantic 16
A bit of petrol and a match will fix that right up...
Posted by Cynic Romantic on December 5, 2012 at 6:51 PM · Report this

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