With just over two weeks until Christmas, we interrupt the festive mood with a dark and daunting message from Santa Claus himself.
“Dear children, regrettably I bring bad tidings,” Santa says in a video posted by the environmental group Greenpeace. “For some time now, melting nice here in the North Pole has made our operations and our day to day life intolerable and impossible. And there may be no alternative but to cancel Christmas.”
After watching the video, it’s clear that political conservatives aren’t the only ones trying to use Christmas to push their respective causes.
In the video, Santa Claus is played by actor Jim Carter , best known as Mr. Carson on “Downton Abbey,” appear to be sending his emergency broadcast from the confines of a derelict basement, with water dripping from the ceiling. Santa’s clothes appear dirty wet and the camera shifts in and out of focus, with dark, ominous lighting reminiscent of recent horror films such as the “Saw” or “Paranormal Activity” filmRead More »from Santa warns Christmas may be cancelled in dire Greenpeace video