ABC News pointed out that three of the GOP presidential candidates – former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former Penn. Sen. Rick Santorum – also omitted God in the Thanksgiving statements they issued.
Wrote Anugrah Kumar in a Christian Post editorial (link) berating Obama for not giving God thanks during his Thanksgiving address.
The other day I heard someone say that we don’t say happy holidays to offend Christians, we say it to include other religions that celebrate holy days during this season. When friends who are openly religious say happy holidays, I feel it’s out of respect, and I get all warm and fuzzy inside.