A Christmas statement released Sunday by the Republican National Committee (RNC) drew outrage among opponents on Twitter who objected to talk of a “new King.”
“Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind,” RNC chairman Reince Priebus and co-chair Sharon Day said in the statement.
— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) December 25, 2016
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The shock and consternation over the GOP referencing that common knowledge in a Christmas statement is …
— Justin Green (@JGreenDC) December 25, 2016