The Dung Beetle Award goes to...

"Superintendent, here's your gift"
Today's Academy of Dung Beetles Award is being rolled towards the elementary school superintendent of Saugus, Massachusetts, who cited "religious concerns" in ending the tradition of local firefighters dressed as Santa handing out coloring books to school kids. Maybe, if those firefighters were to rename themselves 'Usama bin-Claus,' the superintendent would  withdraw his ban, out of fear of being branded 'Islamophobic.'  More here.