Deck Us All With Boston Charlie

img_1611Sure, I used to get excited about Christmas trees, but now in my maturity I’d rather see one alive, with the sky all around it.

i282600889616261933-_szw1280h1280_My favorite carol. Walt Kelly (1913-1973). Portrayed Joe McCarthy as “Simple J. Malarkey” and when newspapers who syndicated him threatened to pull his strip if he showed McCarthy/Malarkey’s face again, he put a bag over the character, giving him an appropriate Klanish aspect.

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