Why have so many centrist Democrats abandoned their free-market, free-trade principles to bash Wal-Mart? "The truth is that none of these Democrats can resist dumb economic populism," Washington Post columnist Sebastian Mallaby wrote. But he argued that Democrats needs the votes of Wal-Mart’s customers, who, according to one study, save nearly $200 billion a year by shopping at Wal-Mart. "Democrats are harming the poor Americans they claim to speak for," Mallaby said.
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