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"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" - or - How I die a Little Every Time

Bullying has always been around and there will always be people who thrive on the hurt they cause to others. - Trisha Paytas Mention "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to some people and they instantly think of the Rankin/Bass stop motion television special. I confess that I do, too, and much to my own ire. I genuinely dislike the story- Boo! Hiss! Shut up. I genuinely dislike the story as it's presented. I understand the need for simplicity and a limited run time, but I take issue with how disjointed it is, and the wrong messages it sends. Let's break it down, bit by bit, and see where it leads us. I'm pulling the plot synopsis from Wiki because I'm lazy. You can watch a remastered version on YouTube , if you'd like a refresher. It's free. Donner, Santa's lead reindeer, and his wife have a new fawn named Rudolph. They are surprised to find out he was born with a glowing red nose. Donner attempts to first cover Rudolph's nose with mud, and l

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