Christmas is the season of unselfishness and love. But let’s face it, there’s plenty of folks who probably love Christmas for completely selfish reasons. Among them may just be:

Josh Groban. Let’s face it. Precious few people want to hear from The Groban unless it’s Christmas time and he’s singing the only song that people want to hear from him. He’s like a Christmas version of Michael Bolton but with bad hair. I don’t think Groban’s family is even all into seeing him unless it’s Christmas time. But every year around this time the Groban becomes a celebrity again.

Atheists. For many atheists, the Christmas season is their favorite time of year because they get to attack the baby Jesus openly and not just in comboxes. They file lawsuits all over the country demanding that the baby Jesus be removed from anywhere the public can see Him. They get to wave around the Constitution and yell about the separation of Church and state even though the Constitution doesn’t actually say anything about the separation of Church and state.

Younger children. Let’s face it. When you’ve got more than a few children the younger ones just don’t get photographed as much as the older ones did. My five year old may be the most unphotographed child in America. There’s more photographic evidence of the chupacabra than my five year old. But come Christmas we snap tons. If historians write about my five year old in the future they’ll say she grew up in a strange civilization with that only wore red hats and planted trees in the middle of their living room.

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