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Apple is evil.
Charles Schultz’s iconic seasonal television “Peanuts” specials will not air on broadcast TV this year for the first time since 1965. And Apple is to blame. They announced that since Apple TV+ acquired exclusive rights to the entire library of Charles Schulz’s animated specials, the holiday trio of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will only be available on Apple TV.
Apple is especially tone-deaf since the central theme of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is the misguided commercialization of Christmas. To quote from the character Lucy, “You’ve been dumb before … but this time you really did it.” Is there nothing good in America that big tech won’t despoil?
Apple should actually watch the Christmas episode to hear Linus tell them what Christmas is really all about: