deck the halls

Christmas Controversy


It wouldn't be the holiday season without a little festive tension.

The tree farms are barely in business but Hallmark is already apologizing for a Christmas tree ornament it recently released. It is a miniature Christmas sweater with the words “don we now our fun apparel.” Problem is the correct lyrics are “don we now our gay apparel” from the popular Christmas song “Deck the Halls.”

On Twitter Hallmark is apologizing for the change saying they have received a lot of angry comments from people. It says it never intended to offend or make political statements and in hindsight should never have made the switch.  read more »