The Wall Street Journal today reports that Wal-Mart, the world's premier union-busting seller of cheap Chinese imports, is warning its managers of dire consequences should the Democrats win big in November:

The Wal-Mart human-resources managers who run the meetings don't specifically tell attendees how to vote in November's election, but make it clear that voting for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama would be tantamount to inviting unions in, according to Wal-Mart employees who attended gatherings in Maryland, Missouri and other states.

 Regular readers will recall that Wal-Mart's p.r. and government-relations chief, Leslie Dach, is a prominent Democrat who served as communications director for the Dukakis campaign.  Dach was hired by Wal-Mart specifically to give the company cover with Democrats. It is the hope of Wal-Mart's adversaries that Dach brings the same luck to Wal-Mart that he brought to the Dukakis campaign, but so far, Wal-Mart, aided by naive environmentalists who take the company's ostensible commitment to going green at face value, appears to be escaping the wrath of Democrats this year. Which raises the question: At one point, if ever, will Democrats acknowledge that Leslie Dach is a mercenary who works against the core values of their party?