Finley: On fruitcake, 'Elf' and peace on earth

Nolan Finley
The Detroit News

Christmas is upon us, so let's stop snarling about policy and politics for a bit and scrap about something that matters. Like fruitcake.

I may be a yuletide outlier, but for me, it isn't Christmas without fruitcake. And I'm not particular about what kind. 

The fancy, rum-soaked cakes aged and wrapped in cheesecloth thrill me no more than the blocks of fake candied fruit sealed in cellophane on the shelf of the drugstore. Please remember I will rescue any abandoned fruitcakes.

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