It’s trying so hard to be a movement.
As an increasingly large phalanx of Christian right wingnuts express their anger over Starbucks’ new, all-red holiday-themed cups — which they feel is trying to take Christ out of Christmas — Sarah Palin has tried to insert herself into the ballyhoo with a recent post on Facebook:
Funny how some grinches on the Left take things too far in attempts to make all us jolly revelers look ridiculous, lumping us in the same box concerning misplaced outrage over a coffee cup’s non-controversy.
My daughters spent many summers employed as hardworking baristas; I love their take on faux concern over Starbucks red Christmas cup and why you should enjoy your festive cuppa’joe anyway!
Predictably enough, Donald Trump was quick to enter the fray, intimidating that he might ixnay the Starbucks storefront in Trump Tower:
“Did you read about Starbucks? No more ‘Merry Christmas’ at Starbucks,” he told a wildly booing crowd in Illinois at a Monday night rally. “I have one of the most successful Starbucks… in Trump Tower. Maybe we should boycott Starbucks? I don’t know. Seriously, I don’t care. That’s the end of that lease, but who cares?”
Goading the gullible crowd yet further, he crowed, “If I become president, we’re all going to be saying Merry Christmas again, that I can tell you. That I can tell you. Unbelievable.”
The problem with all of this is that the man who started this “non-controversy” was actually a self-proclaimed right-wing “Social Media Evangelist” named Josh Feuerstein, who went on CNN this week to accuse Starbucks of “trying to remove Christmas from Christmas!”
Fortunately, an unstoppered flow of hilarious memes have been popping up left and right all over social media, adding some much needed levity to the surreal situation.
Scroll down for even more Starbucks red cup anti-Christmas memes…