When is a holiday not a holiday? When you have to work and can’t spend it with your loved ones.
The Grinch is now trying to steal Thanksgiving and it won’t be much of a holiday for an unprecedented amount of people.READ MORE: Attorney: School Gunman Nikolas Cruz To Plead Guilty To Massacre; Parkland Families React
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Black Friday shopping insanity is now starting Thursday. Stores are opening on Thanksgiving day itself, others at midnight, ruining the holiday for hundreds of thousands of workers.
A petition with almost two hundred thousand signatures asked Target to save Thanksgiving and not open when midnight strikes. But Target and other retailers say they’re trying to stay competitive in a tough economy and that customers want to start shopping right after eating their turkey, instead of waking up early on Friday.MORE NEWS: Parkland Survivor David Hogg On Potential Guilty Plea: 'It's Horrific That Our Community Has To Continue Going Through This'
The easy solution to save Thanksgiving is for you, me and everybody else to not go shopping tomorrow. But, it’s hard to pass up the great deals. So, sadly, I suspect the Grinch is winning and that, in the future, this great American holiday won’t be much of a holiday for a lot more workers.