People are not going to vote against Santa Claus ... [Obama voters] got more stuff than other people.
I saw Mitt Romney kissing Santa Claus, underneath the mistletoe last night.
As Reagan understood, in American politics, Santa Claus usually beats Scrooge.
1773 (as St. A Claus, in "New York Gazette"), American English, from dialectal Dutch Sante Klaas, from Middle Dutch Sinter Niklaas "Saint Nicholas," bishop of Asia Minor who became a patron saint for children. Now a worldwide phenomenon (e.g. Japanese santakurosu).