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A Man Threatened "People Offended By Christmas" And It Totally Backfired

"If this country loses its identity, the rest is meaningless."

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Londoner Tim Emanuel, 44, felt compelled to respond to the Twitter "threat." He told BuzzFeed News that he thinks the so-called war on Christmas is "ridiculous."

"Nobody is offended by anyone talking about Christmas," he said, "but reactionary types seem to invent that people are so they can be angry at it."

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"Can you get me to Gatwick for 3am Wednesday morning?" this person asked.

Screenshots of the initial tweet and responses have been shared thousands of times. "I love it when Twitter is perfect like this," said the person who captured this ~festive~ thread.

I love it when twitter is perfect like this.

And, bummer that the threat was empty.

@BeffernieBlack Sadly, the offer seems to have been withdrawn now. 🚕

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Twitter user "Anish Patel" for comment.

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Remy Smidt at remy.smidt@buzzfeed.com.

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