Tom Morton, writing in the Casper WY Star-Tribune today (Casper! Yes, really!), turns a neat phrase in his headline, “Begone ghosts — here’s something really powerful”
Ghosts, witches, slasher-movie mass murderers, vampires, and other Halloween freaks can’t hold a flickering jack-o’-lantern to the power of the paper Martin Luther nailed to the Wittenberg church door.
So while others fret over high sucrose loading among the younger set, we’ll be enjoying our annual October 31 celebration — bratwurst and sauerkraut with my favorite movie, (what else?) the old B&W classic, Martin Luther.