The smartest thinkers, asking the toughest questions have a new target for their revolutionary explainer journalism, The Elf on the Shelf:

Oh come on, Vox! Really???

And the elf is not only a fraud to the explainers at Vox, but its popularity is somehow an extension of America’s “surveillance culture”:

At least Vox does mention that Santa is behind the elf’s surveillance anyway. Maybe as a follow-up article Vox can ask if our “surveillance culture” actually started with Santa?

Oh, and we just can’t let an Elf on the Shelf post go by without re-linking to this hilarious Photoshop from 2013:



Twitchy coverage of Vox.

Priceless’ (and creepy): ‘Smarmy Carney’ helps Obama embrace ‘Elf on the Shelf’ tradition [Photoshop]



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