Circumstances put him on a committee that will judge the town's Annual Christmas Outdoor Lighting Contest. So we'll see him turning the job into a news making exercise...
Title comes from a Christmas song in the story (I don't know if the song is real or imaginary):
For Christ is born of Mary,
And gathered all above,
While mortals sleep, the angels keep
Their watch of wondering love.
Fact sheet.First published: Kurt Vonnegut's "While Mortals Sleep: Unpublished Short Fiction" (2011).
Related: Stories of Kurt Vonnegut.