Killing the Golden Goose: How Walmart’s Left-Wing Critics Destroy Job Creation

Under three different CEOs, Wal-Mart has done all kinds of somersaults to appease left-wing critics. In 2005, Lee Scott set goals of “zero waste” and “100 percent” conversion to renewable energy. In 2009, Mike Duke, the next CEO, took on Obamacare – as an outspoken supporter of the unpopular health care bill. This was “a stunning metamorphosis,” the Wall Street Journal declared in a company profile. Wal-Mart had gone from being “a whipping boy to the political left to corporate leviathan now welcomed with open arms by a Democratic White House.”