This is the sort of thing I am used to reading in Lark News or Ship of Fools.
"Competitive parents are spending as much as £150 on luxury items to make sure their child is the best dressed Mary or wise man in the school nativity play ... 'The amount of money that some parents want to spend on their child’s nativity play appearance would enable Baby Jesus to leave the stable and check into a five star hotel,” said spokesman Ed Watson.'"
But no, this report comes from Christian Today. Sheesh, how can you keep satire edgy when real life keeps trumping it! I think I hear Jesus slapping his forehead in heaven.