The ECONOMIST's Holiday Double Issue Is A Christmas Double Issue In Asia, Africa And The Middle East
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Earlier, 2018: ECONOMIST Joins The War on Christmas (American Edition) and 2019: The ECONOMIST Joins The War On Christmas In America, While Denying It Exists.

Part of the  British "Boxing Day" phenomenon (which as Mark Steyn keeps reminding us, can keep British media organizations moving very slowly until mid-January) is the Economist's traditional "Christmas Double Issue", designed to get the  staff of a weekly magazine a week off during the drinking season.However, in the American edition, as delivered to Peter Brimelow recently—he's been a subscriber for years—the "Christmas Double Issue" is a "Holiday Double Issue":

However I looked online at the Economist  Asian edition and the Middle East and Africa edition, and in spite of all the non-Christians in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, they get a Christmas Double Issue, which I believe they still get in the UK:

That means that the Economist's editors in New York hate Christmas more than the Saudis, Nigerians, Singaporeans, and so on who are the audience for the international editions.

This is us comparing the US and UK issues in 2018:

This is the same thing in 2019:

And this is the Economist mocking and denying the War on Christmas (and bashing Trump) in 2017: Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, Americans are relaxed about generic holiday greetings, by Erasmus, December 20th 2017.


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