What should be the joyous start of the holiday season has now become a violent free-for-all that showcases the worst aspects of our personalities. Competition, greed and selfishness rule the day in service of the almighty deal. If the time spent waiting in long lines and dealing with ornery fellow shoppers is calculated, the savings are probably marginal. Oh well. Who cares?
"It's the most wonderful tiiiiimmmmme of the yeeeeeeear!"