Saturday, November 25, 2006

Who says we've lost the spirit of Xmas???

Been on a posting hiatus, but the subtle absurdity of this story brought me out of my bear hibernation. I only took the part of the story that I found the most ridiculous to highlight so as not to burden you with too much reading:

Expanded Hours, Discounts Lure ShoppersSaturday November 25, 5:32 am ET By Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Business Writer
Nation's Retailers Hope Early Start, Generous Discounts Lure Eager Holiday Shoppers

".....In fact, many of those who arrived at stores early Friday came away disappointed. They were plenty of customers like Brian Clark, 27, who left empty-handed from the West Hartford Best Buy after the televisions and computers he'd eyed as Christmas gifts were snatched by even earlier shoppers.

Alarmed by a recent shooting of a customer waiting outside a Connecticut Wal-Mart for the highly sought Sony's PlayStation 3 game console, Clark had tucked his Glock pistol in a holster under his jacket and put extra ammunition in his pocket before heading out early Friday. ...."


'nuff said, i reckon.


No comments: