Was Scrooge a villain or a visionary?

On Charles Dickens’ timeless creation

Photo taken from Toronto Star

Let’s talk about Christmas, shall we? And excuse me whilst I channel my inner Scrooge. From now on my name shall be Mario “Ebenezer Scrooge” López-Goicoechea. I bet you anything that the first comment left in the box below tonight will be “Bah, humbug”. Well, bah-humbug back to you, my friend!