If you don't work in retail you'll think its early for Christmas related thoughts. If you do you'll know that according to the powers that be, Christmas really starts in July.
Anyhoo, some people are already thinking about department store Santa's and, after the public information movie BAD SANTA brought the occasionally bad behaved Santa stand ins directly to public attention in 2003 I guess some people are seriously considering how to avoid Santas who behave as badly as Billy Bob over there.
"He must not smell of drink or body odor and his 'Ho! Ho! Ho!' must resonate deeply,"