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The portrayal of a confrontational, angry, violent, radical, or otherwise potent person as if he were harmless and benevolent
Martin Luther King, Jr., was a radical leader, but the santaclausification he gets in the media makes young people think he was nothing more than the black Santa Claus.
by nappy pappy April 26, 2008
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To paint a glowing and praiseworthy picture of a somewhat well know, but assumed to be great and wholesome individual. Martin Luther King, Jr. has be 'santa clausified' by the white American public.
The santa clausification of Santa Claus will end when the frozen human heads are found in his basement or the animal porn collection is unearthed.
by Ian (St.) R. April 11, 2008
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santaclausification
1.The portrayal of a confrontational, angry, violent, radical, or otherwise potent person or idea as if it were harmless and benevolent
Martin Luther King, Jr., was a radical leader, but the santaclausification he gets in the media makes young people think he was nothing more than the black Santa Claus.
by w_stroupe October 22, 2008
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