How Walmart Employees Ruined Jon Stewart's Black Friday

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You know what, Walmart employees? Things could be worse. You could be working in, say, a flammable factory in Bangladesh. Fine, fine. Jon Stewart isn't really mad at Walmart employees for protesting their wages, lack of benefits, and hours, but he's illustrating a very real thing that is happening: how those same employees been demonized and have become poster children for everything that's bad with unions by conservative talking heads. Sure, those crazy videos of people getting all feral and clawing at each other for some useless piece of junk which was probably headed for a second-rate electronics shop get a sad point about America across, but eesh, this added layer of anti-union rhetoric is just ... oof, take it away Jon. 


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