As retailers and others crank up Christmas classics during the holiday season, an overwhelming majority of Americans (87%) have no objection at all to the “jingle bell rock” in public during the “most wonderful time of the year.” Only 7% are bothered “a lot” or “some” by hearing Christmas music in stores and public places. Americans are much concerned with the commercialization of Christmas, while 52% are bothered at least some by it. Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.