Did the BBC ban the song "White Christmas" because it is racist? No, that's not true: the story came from a satire website and was mocking recent incidents where the song "Baby It's Cold Outside" was banned by several radio stations.
The BBC working on advice from Institute for Cultural Correctness has announced that the song, White Christmas is to be banned.
Spokeswoman for the perpetually offender, Rita Right-on told us, "When you analyse the lyrics you realise that it's reinforcing white privilege. Bing Crosby is an example of a rich white man singing about dreaming of a white Christian Christmas. It denigrates the memory of the original nativity as nobody white would have been there. It's airbrushed the contribution of other races right out of the story. This isn't about censorship, it's about reclaiming the Christmas story for everyone."
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The BBC working on advice from Institute for Cultural Correctness has announced that the song, White Christmas is to be banned. Spokeswoman for the perpetually offender, Rita Right-on told us, "When you analyse the lyrics you realise that it's reinforcing white privilege. Bing Crosby is an example of a rich white man -
There is of course no "Institute for Cultural Correctness" or a "Rita Right-on" and the whole story was satirical in nature. It also takes the opportunity to promote Satire Aid, an initiative by several U.K. satire websites to buy presents for chldren in need:
Buying Christmas presents for children in care, crisis or poverty who otherwise wouldn't get one in 2018. Previously 26,000 presents were bought in the 2017 Satire Aid Appeal.
Here's more info on the controversy being mocked:
SALT LAKE CITY - "Baby, It's Cold Outside" may be on the outside looking in during this holiday season. What happened: Earlier this week, I reported that a Cleveland, Ohio, radio station decided to ban the song from its holiday music playlist. Well, now multiple radio stations across the country have decided to follow suit.
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