The Onion on Wal-Mart

"Wal-Mart Cuts Over 13,000 of What It Calls Jobs":

Sources inside the company confirmed that roughly 1,200 people will be forced to leave what one might very charitably characterize as their careers in the neon-lit dungeon known as the membership recruitment office. In addition, another 10,000 worn husks of human beings will be relieved of what it literally induces pain to say are their job responsibilities handing out free in-store samples to customers...

Matthew Boudway is senior editor of Commonweal.

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