1/19/2011

D.C. Anti-Wal-Mart Group Prints Flyer With Man's Address, Crosshair

Posted by Brian
Apparently, this leftist group didn't get the memo from the media that this is politically incorrect now. Or maybe they did, but it doesn't apply to those on the left.
Wal-Mart wants to build up to four stores in the surrounding area.  Wouldn't that provide employment to hundreds of people in an area which has a high unemployment rate? 

D.C. Anti-Walmart Protesters Plan March on Developer‘s Home With ’Target’ Flyer

A group of Washington, D.C. protesters upset about the possibility of a Walmart store coming to their area is hoping to send the potential developer of the proposed store a message. So much so that they‘re planning to march to and protest at the developer’s personal residence. The group has even gone as far as to circulate the man’s home address.


The group is called Wal-Mart Free D.C. and describes itself as “a group of DC residents who have come together to say NO to Wal-Mart.” In order to make its point, a flyer on the group‘s website say it’s organizing a march to harass the potential developer — Dick Knapp of Foulger-Pratt Development (the company has yet to sign a contract with Walmar)t. The flyer sets the march for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and includes Knapp’s address.

But the address may not be the flyer’s only controversial element. Ironically, it also contains a target symbol — a similar picture to the one seen on a district map created by Sarah Palin and that’s sparked outrage from the left in the wake of the shootings in Tucson. And what‘s worrying is that the group’s symbol is connected to specific event at a private residence:


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