As many of us know, the battle over this song is a regularly occuring battle come Christmastime. I couldn’t help but be a little amused by the level of furror over it this year. Everyone from William Shatner to Sayyid Qutb have gotten into the battle.
Here’s one take on it:
And here’s a thorough dissection of “Baby” from Vox.com’s Emily Crockett.
You get to make up your own mind, but personally, I like this “experience” of the song:
Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, et al.