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Sean Spicer Doesn't Seem to Know What A Christmas Carol Is

Is This the First Strike in the War on Christmas?

By Sam Eichner ·
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In what appears to be a concerted effort to affirm the notion that he is, in fact, an idiot, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer posted this Instagram today, with the caption: "FDRs book of Christmas Carols."

Apparently, he's not aware that A Christmas Carol is a famous novella by Charles Dickens—not a collection of Christmas carols by Charles Dickens. Unless, of course, this is all just a backhanded first strike in the war on Christmas. In which case: well-played?

Sam Eichner likes literature, reality television and his twin cats equally. He has consistently been told he needs a shave since he started growing facial hair.

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