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Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly chastised the retail giant for funding her campaign.

Hyde-Smith had been the heavy favorite in the Nov. 27 runoff against Democrat Mike Espy until she made a joke about a “public hanging.” Hyde-Smith is white; Espy is black.

The article goes on to state the following:

Hyde-Smith drew laughs and applause at a recent campaign event when she gushed about how highly she thought of a supporter, saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.”

Messing, who stars on “Will & Grace,” pointed out to her Twitter followers that “after lynching comments, Walmart donates to Cindy Hyde Smith.”

“Hi Debra. Completely understand your concern,” Walmart’s Twitter account responded. “Sen. Hyde-Smith’s recent comments clearly do not reflect the values of our company and associates. As a result, we are withdrawing our support and requesting a refund of all campaign donations.”

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2 COMMENTS

  1. These gutless businesses are sickening. Just say ” black” and they crap in their pants. Obviously Cindy Hyde-Smith meant no racial slur. For Christ sake, we have to watch every word, every tone of voice, every possible interpretation or nuance of every word we say — that is if you are white. This racism paranoia is completely gone off the rails crazy. I urge everyone to call Walmart about this and tell them you are going to boycott them until they grow a spine. You don’t have to do a total boycott. Just tell you are only going to buy a limited amount from them of the things you can not get elsewhere, but that you will definitely cut back a great amount on your shopping with them. When you go to the store ask to talk to the store manager bout it.

    Come on people, it is long over due that these relaters learn that they should fear NORMAL Americans more than the big mouth crazy left.

  2. “Hi Debra. Completely understand your concern,” Walmart’s Twitter account responded. “Sen. Hyde-Smith’s recent comments clearly do not reflect the values of our company and associates. As a result, we are withdrawing our support and requesting a refund of all campaign donations.”…….And that my friends is just one more reason why I do not patronize this huge conglomerate. They are so freaking greedy that they just decided they wanted that money back to line their pockets some more.

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