EACH Memorial Day, I head into Walmart, find their patriotic t-shirt offering for that year, and look at the label to see where it’s made! And then we all of us have some fun as I feign shock and outrage upon realizing it was made in some God-forsaken furrin country.
It’s a blog post that has become a time-honored Ted Parsnips tradition, is what!
So let’s get started.
Here’s the t-shirt!
Annnd now to see where they made it…
Let’s all take a stab at it. I’m going to say “Myanmar.” No – no, wait…Estonia!
Okay, all, what, six of you, you’ve taken a guess? Got something in mind? Good!
It was made in…
What?! Made in the USA?
Well, I don’t think any of us saw that coming. But it does go to show the power of this blog. Sure, it took Walmart three years to get the message, but it’s pretty clear I’ve made my point.
So there you go, garment workers of America! I think you know who to thank this Memorial Day.