The left is outraged that Megyn Kelly, a right-wing conservative nutjob who works at FOX, shows her ignorance by claiming that Santa Claus is white.
Sure, let’s skew history to make the “progressives” feel better. Unfortunately, you can’t change truth just because it makes you feel bad.
A young lady recently wrote a piece describing how Santa, being white, made her feel bad and alienated her from the other kids because she was black. Well, we can’t change the truth and no matter what, we will never make everyone feel good.
There are many stories about the origin of “Saint Nick.” He might have been a Turkish, Greek, or Nordic Bishop Nicholas, a Christian (a bunch of ACLU lawyers heads just exploded!) Bishop Nicholas later became Saint Nicholas because of the many miracles attributed to him.
The Bishop apparently paid the dowry of three young ladies from the same family to keep them from being sold into prostitution and slavery. He also saved three men from being put to death and was known for gift-giving in all forms. After he died on December 6th, sometime in the 300’s A.D., a tradition of gift-giving started in celebration of his life.
Kids would put their cleaned out shoes by their beds at night to see what Saint Nick had brought them that night. Saint Nick and the gift-giving went through many gyrations over the years, but the transformation from Saint Nick to Santa Claus, his large size, red suite and red cheeks didn’t happen until he came to America. The legend we know today and all that goes with it has been piled on by retailers over the years.
The reality is that the man who was Santa was white. And if he was actually from Turkey, he might have had olive colored skin.
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