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Gibson Just Wants To Sell His Book

Reported by Deborah - October 26, 2005

Of course, John Gibson did his civic duty as a FOX employee tonight and trashed Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame in his My Word segment. However, he made sure to plug his book twice during the commentary. 10/26/05

It doesn't seem like Gibson's book, The War On Christmas, is doing too well. Maybe everyone is simply sick of the subject matter after FOX has milked the issue for all it's worth. Now at this historical moment as the world watches the Bush Administration self destruct, Gibson is all bent out of shape about his book.

Gibson opens his MY Word commentary claiming that he has actually read Joe Wilson's book unlike the reviewers of my book on Amazon. com. Naturally Gibson can't begin to imagine that people have read it and still don't like it. Here's an example of an Amazon review.There were several reviews like this one and all of the reviewers appeared to have read his book.

Love and Joy? Anybody?, October 27, 2005
Reviewer: Colin Sweeney "Vineman"

The saddest thing that this publication represents is that the hostility and partisan rancor in this nation has even infected the most heartwarming time of year. And you know what? I'm sick of it. Christmas time, more than any, is a time when we forget differences. It is the day that helps us remember the birth of a child that taught us to love one another.
What saddens me most is that this book uses this sacred holiday to construct an absurd straw-man conspiracy theory to only further divide the people. The thesis of this book is preposterous as my Catholic family annually invites a liberal, secular Jewish family to our table for Christmas dinner simply because they are friends.
So instead of looking to people like John Gibson and this book to develop your views on the more secular people of this country, look to your neighbors. I doubt a single one of them will express the irreconcilable hatred for feelings of Yuletide brotherhood that John Gibson accuses them of in this book.
So please, I beg of you all, ignore the people who tell you that there is an unbreachable divide among the citizens of this country for only that belief could ever really kill the spirit of Christmas. God doesn't give a flying flip whether you say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays" he just wants you to treat each other with dignity, respect, and a smile. Merry Christmas, Everyone

In the closing segment, Your Word, Gibson read an e-mail from someone claiming that Gibson's book could not be found in their local bookstore. The sales clerk informed this person that a copy had been placed on the shelf in the political science section. Gibson opined that sales clerks can make or break a book.

comment:Maybe Gibson hasn't realized yet that people are no longer interested in his narrow paranoid view of the world. The times are changing. Merry Fitzmas to All!

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