Other than to be different, just for the sake of being different, or to try and irritate "traditionalists" like myself, what's the point of this?:
Folks, this is just plain stupid. Am I right? When did it start?
Retailers are selling out(!), apparently, according to this story broadcast on NPR, Wednesday.
Some people may just use them for general decoration, while using a "normal" tree as the main one. Still, I don't think I'd ever get used to seeing it. I would always be reminded of:
It's a Communist plot.