The Christmas snobs are needle-shaming a poor tree in Rome.
Every year there’s a story somewhere of an ugly Christmas tree, with little regard to the poor thing’s feelings.
It’s Rome’s turn, The Guardian reports.
The locals are referring to it as a “toilet brush.”
There’s some real holiday spirit.
(h/t: Bob Hicks)
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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