Doug McMillon, the CEO of the powerful, American and multinational retailing corporation known as Walmart, has officially denounced President Trump on the company’s website home page.
McMillon’s posted message claims the mega company is denouncing President Trump and his response to the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Walmart is an exceptionally popular retailer throughout the United States, so the company’s public condemnation of the president of the United States will draw scorn from much of its customer base.
McMillon wrote the following:
“Respect for the individual is one of our core beliefs at Walmart. And the role we play in communities around the country to build a more diverse and inclusive society is more critical than ever as the tragic events in Charlottesville over the weekend painfully reminded us. Our prayers are with the victims and their families.
“As we watched the events and the response from President Trump over the weekend, we too felt that he missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together by unequivocally rejecting the appalling actions of white supremacists. His remarks today were a step in the right direction and we need that clarity and consistency in the future.
“Our country is facing some very difficult issues that require our elected officials, business leaders and community-based organizations to work together. Representing a company with the largest and one of the most diverse groups of associates in the U.S., and an even more diverse customer base of tens of millions of customers, we believe we should stay engaged to try to influence decisions in a positive way and help bring people together. I will continue to strongly advocate on behalf of our associates and customers, and urge our elected officials to do their part to promote a more just, tolerant and diverse society.
“Thank you for representing Walmart and our values today — and every day.”
In July, McMillon did not use the Walmart website to condemn the human trafficking operation of illegal immigrants found inside an 18-wheeler parked outside of a San Antonio Walmart. He did not condemn the fact that eight of the 38 people were found dead.
In June, McMillon did not use the Walmart website to condemn the fact that his company often penalizes employees for taking sick leave, and refuses to honor doctors’ notes, according to over 1,000 employees surveyed.
In December of 2016, McMillan did not condemn via the Walmart website the fact that his retailer played bias in selling BLM apparel, but stonewalled southern culture.
In September of 2016, McMillan did not condemn via the Walmart website a Walmart bakery for refusing to bake a cake for a police officer’s daughter in McDonough, Georgia, but had no issue baking an ISIS-themed cake.
Last summer, McMillan did not condemn via the Walmart website a Walmart employee attacking two people with a knife at the Princeton, Texas, store, slitting the throat of an off-duty fireman and stabbing an independent contractor in the abdomen.
And again, last summer, McMillan did not condemn via the Walmart website the fact that a Muslim man took a gun with him to work, had a dispute with his manager, fired shots inside the store, and took two hostages at gunpoint.
McMillan did not even condemn via the Walmart website the fact that a Walmart store from his professional chain was caught selling a salad with the decomposed corpse of a bat contained in the packaging.
Maybe, when McMillan has the time, he can thank Trump for helping initiate a booming economy, considering that Walmart’s hiring and employee expansion is aiming towards an all-time high this year.
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