No, this is not an Onion story. On C-SPAN's call in show this morning, a woman named Bunny from Parsons, Kansas, said she was so disappointed by the Senate's health care vote that she took down her Christmas tree. And it seems like her call was not a prank.
It wasn't just Bunny's tree that went. "I have taken my Christmas wreath off my house. I have taken all the lights down," she said. "This is supposed to be a nation under God, and it isn't. They absolutely have ruined Christmas."
"So you took down your Christmas tree because of the Senate health care bill?" he asks, with a hint of incredulity.
"I certainly did. And I would like to see every light in the nation go out, especially in the White House," Bunny replies.
She also explains that members of Congress are sullying "God's holiday for the birth of his son" and that she opposes the bill so fiercely because its death panel provisions will unleash a "genocide"on seniors.
I think someone was mixing a little too much Fox News with their eggnog.
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