It has been a year to forget in the outside world of professional Santas.
It was about a year ago we had to deal with a group of traveling Santas who thought it was a good idea to visit a brothel museum dressed as Santa
Then we endured a Santa & Mrs. Claus couple who ran a Santa convention. They hosted a big event then skipped town with all the money
-- stiffing vendors, fellow Santas and the City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee at the same time.
And now we endure, as if on schedule, the yearly rant from a man who legally changed his name to Santa Claus in Lake Tahoe, California.
Last year this guy -- a monk, no less -- put out multiple press releases about a state-by-state capitol tour he was engaging in to scold state govenors about pushing more money towards children's issues.
Ok, we're good with that.
But we noticed that all his efforts seemed to be about him. He never raised a dime for kids and he...