Retort to Wal-Mart 'blessing'

05/14/2013 7:38 PM

05/14/2013 7:40 PM

Regarding "Wal-Mart a blessing in disguise" (May 8, Commentary): As for all the blessings that Wal-Mart gives to the poor people, I am sure that those same poor people would rather have a decent union wage and benefits so that they wouldn't be poor to begin with.

And as for the products Wal-Mart gets on the backs of virtual slave labor overseas, Wal-Mart never considers the American jobs it displaces by doing so.

DAVE CARPENTER

Mariposa

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