The War Against Wal-Mart Is Silly

Planners may rail against Wal-Mart, but residents vote with their cash.
April 15, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The latest front in the Wal-Mart Wars was in the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood. Activists screamed about a Wal-Mart proposal to build one of its superstores on 60 barren acres. Replacing barren acres with almost anything short of smut shops or crack houses would seem to be a good thing by definition, but not by the twisted logic that obtains when Wal-Mart is involved... If Wal-Mart seems unstoppable, there is one force that will be its undoing, and it's not angry protests."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Thursday, April 8, 2004 in Town Hall
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