22 December 2005

War on Christmas

When Santas go bad
A group of 40 drunken people dressed in Santa Claus outfits went on a rampage through New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, robbing stores, assaulting security guards and urinating from highway overpasses.

Auckland police are searching for men of Christmassy appearance. The Australian parliament may be recalled in a rare holiday session to ensure the Anti-Terrorism Act 2005 includes threats to the extravaganza of consumer spending.