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Pundits aren't the only ones giving ill-conceived expressions of the holiday spirit--at least one criminal has, as well. A man dressed as Santa Claus has robbed a bank in Nashville, holding up a SunTrust teller at gunpoint. The fake beard, combined with some Blues Brothers-style sunglasses, provide a pretty effective cover. Via The Awl, here's video of interviews with the local authorities, who insist he was "in character" the whole time.

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