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Entry from November 28, 2017
“Liberals are like Christmas lights. Half of them don’t work; the other half aren’t bright”

Various people have been compared to Christmas lights. “Glaswegians are like Christmas lights,half of them don’t work and most of the rest aren’t that bright” was posted on Twitter on December 15, 2009. “MEN ARE LIKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THEY ALL HANG 2GETHER AND SOME DONT WORK AND THE OTHER HALF IS NOT THAT BRIGHT” was also posted on Twitter on December 15, 2009.

“Friends are like Christmas lights. Some are broke, others just don’t work for you....and there are others that make your day shine bright” was posted on Twitter on December 2, 2010.

“Words to live by: ‘Christmas lights are like coworkers. They hang together, half don’t work and the ones that do aren’t that bright’” was posted on Twitter on November 24, 2011. “Co workers are like christmas lights, most of them don’t work and the ones that do aren’t that bright!” was posted on Twitter on December 6, 2011.

The joke has been popular in politics, usually to describe liberals. “Christmas lights are like politicians. Some work but most are burned out and not very bright!” was posted on Twitter on November 27, 2010. “Obama supporters are like bad Christmas lights, they all hang together, half of them don’t work and the ones that do aren’t real bright” was posted on Twitter on November 17, 2011. “Liberals are like Christmas lights. They hang together, half of them don’t work, and the ones that do aren’t very bright!” was posted on Facebook on November 18, 2011.

The Christmas lights joke has been printed on many images.


Twitter
Graham Smith‏
@ghs1
Glaswegians are like Christmas lights,half of them don’t work and most of the rest aren’t that bright.
12:48 PM - 15 Dec 2009

Twitter
STAR MOON HALO TM‏
@starmoonhalosmh
MEN ARE LIKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THEY ALL HANG 2GETHER AND SOME DONT WORK AND THE OTHER HALF IS NOT THAT BRIGHT SO FUCK CHR…http://lnk.ms/3Sj5f
7:12 PM - 15 Dec 2009

Twitter
Beaute Dangereuse‏
@darkskinvix3n
My cuzin just sent me this lol-Guys are like Christmas lights! They all hang together, half of em dont work & the others ain’t that bright!
5:53 PM - 16 Dec 2009

Twitter
Mr.NOV16‏
@kevbdu
GIRLS ARE LIKE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THEY ALL HANG TOGETHER HALF OF THEM DONT WORK N THE REST AINT TO BRIGHT
10:47 AM - 20 Dec 2009

Twitter
Morgan Golden‏
@morgandgolden
Christmas lights are like politicians. Some work but most are burned out and not very bright!  #ihatechristmaslights
http://bit.ly/eX2Qrx
8:25 PM - 27 Nov 2010

Twitter
Tanaeyah Ford‏
@forddd_
Friends are like Christmas lights. Some are broke, others just don’t work for you....and there are others that make your day shine bright.
10:02 PM - 2 Dec 2010

Twitter
Mary Mead‏
@merrimead
Politicians are like Christmas lights - half don’t work and the ones that do are not very bright.
5:40 PM - 14 Nov 2011

Twitter
Nancy Lapierre‏
@rogue1971
Politicians are like Christmas lights, they all hang together, half of them don’t work and the ones that do, aren’t that bright!
7:17 AM - 23 Nov 2011

Twitter
Knepper‏
@Knep24
Obama supporters are like bad Christmas lights, they all hang together, half of them don’t work and the ones that do aren’t real bright
8:00 PM - 17 Nov 2011

Facebook
Gary Raffensperger‎ to Can this Goat get more likes than Donald Trump?
November 18, 2011 ·
Liberals are like Christmas lights. They hang together, half of them don’t work, and the ones that do aren’t very bright!

Twitter
1015 The Hawk‏
@1015_The_Hawk
Words to live by: “Christmas lights are like coworkers. They hang together, half don’t work and the ones that do aren’t that bright”
11:36 AM - 24 Nov 2011

Twitter
YellowDogDerek‏
@YellowDogDerek
MT@JavaWinters: REPUBLICANS are like Christmas lights. They all hang together, half don’t work, and those that do just aren’t that bright.
10:39 AM - 6 Dec 2011

Twitter
Roman McCormack‏
@fhgroman
Co workers are like christmas lights, most of them don’t work and the ones that do aren’t that bright!
12:21 PM - 6 Dec 2011

Twitter
B E **USA**‏
@CRAP_ENDS_NOW
Liberals are like Christmas lights because they all hang together, half of them don’t work, and the ones that do aren’t that bright.
6:42 PM - 30 Jan 2012

Twitter
AZDad‏
@_AbeFan
Oh yeah! RT @gnik31 Libs are like Christmas lights cause they all hang together 1/2 don’t work, & the 1s that do aren’t that bright. #NObama
10:38 PM - 1 Aug 2012

Twitter
8-3 Shawn da soloist‏
@geminiladi6
Romney supporters are like christmas lights. They all hang out together, half of em don’t work, and the ones that do work aren’t very bright
1:55 PM - 30 Aug 2012

Facebook
Johan Reimer‎ to Obama Is Officially The Worst President In American History!
April 20, 2013 ·
Liberals are like Christmas lights not very bright and half of them don’t even work

Reddit—The Donald
Clinton supporters are like Christmas lights… They all hang together, but half of them don’t work and the rest aren’t very fucking bright (self.The_Donald)
submitted September 6, 2016 by silvad702NV

Reddit—Dad Jokes
My co workers are like my Christmas lights… (self.dadjokes)
submitted November 29, 2017 by g00secs
Half of them don’t work and the other half aren’t that bright.

Twitter
Dad Jokes‏
@DadJokeBinge
My co workers are like my Christmas lights… Half of them don’t work and the other half aren’t that bright.
3:31 PM - 29 Nov 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
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