War on Christmas: Donald Trump says he won; Joe Biden isn’t fighting


Is there a “war on Christmas?” Depends on whom you ask.

A recent poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University found 71% of people who say they voted for former President Donald Trump in 2020 believe there has been “a concerted effort to take ‘Christ’ out of ‘Christmas,’” while just 14% of those who say they voted for President Joe Biden agreed.

Overall, 37% of Americans believe there’s an effort to remove religious elements from Christmas, but that number is on the rise, from 29% in a 2013. The increase is driven by an increase among Republicans, according to poll data, and it’s been pushed by Trump.

“Trump made this claim a centerpiece of his presidential campaigns and in the speeches he gave at rallies,” Fairleigh Dickinson government and politics professor Dan Cassino said in a statement. “His embrace of the war on Christmas narrative has made it an…

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