Deal With It

Forget the war on Christmas. The big question this year is: Why are retailers trying to kill Thanksgiving?

+ I don’t get shopping on Thanksgiving. And I don’t get rushing to the stores on Black Friday. Even if you were actually getting great deals, you’d have to exchange your time, reputation, and dignity for the discount. But you’re not even really getting good deals. Here’s the WSJ’s Suzanne Kapner on the dirty secret of Black Friday discounts.

+ Still not convinced you should stay home? Here’s a supercut of Black Friday shopping chaos.

+ Did Polaroid’s first camera introduce the first case of Black Friday?

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