Nov 23, 2012
A few common criticisms about Black Friday are that it symbolizes excessive consumerism in America and makes people act like idiots.
“Black Friday: because only in America people trample each other for sales exactly one day after being thankful for what they already have,” read a tweet that’s since been shared more than 20,000 times.
The website hateblackfriday.com posts explanations for why people hate the tradition. We chose some of the best excerpts:
One hater claims that shoppers don’t even save on the day:
“The irony of this ridiculous soirée, besides the utter lack of self control; is the unnecessary marathon which ensues each and every year. It is a myth that Black Friday is the only way shoppers save money during the holidays. In fact, holiday sales generally continue up until Christmas.”
This article was posted: Friday, November 23, 2012 at 6:04 am