At the mailbox:
‘No mail! The only folks get these holidays off are government workers and them whats convenient for government workers.’
She was right. Columbus day is a definition. Are you of sufficient class status to get the day of or off with pay? Or are you lower class? As the government is defining the classes….
In a militaristic society the military prospers. In a corporate society large business prospers. We have a society where the government workers prosper in direct proportion to their rank. Civil servants my pretty floral bonnet.