Skip to comments.Walmart pulls "Rope. Tree. Journalist." T-shirt from site(2017 flashback)
Posted on 07/03/2018 11:43:45 AM PDT by BBell
WASHINGTON - Walmart (WMT) has pulled a T-shirt offered by an outside seller from its online store after a journalist advocacy group told the retailer it found the shirt threatening.
The shirt, listed on Walmart.com through third-party seller Teespring, said: "Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED."
"This item was sold by a third-party seller on our marketplace and clearly violates our policy," Walmart said. "We removed it as soon as it was brought to our attention, and are conducting a thorough review of the seller's assortment."
Teespring, which is owned by KA Design, allows people to post shirt designs. The company did not immediately reply to an email seeking comment.
A shirt with the same sentiment had been spotted at a rally during the presidential campaign.
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) said Walmart notified it about five hours after its complaint that the shirt was being removed.
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Which upset some folks.
This is my favorite walmart shirt. I bought two but I think one of my kids stole one.
Cool ain't it?
As I said on another walmart thread - free speech and capitalism are great.
Lots of winning for everyone. At least for everyone who likes free speech and capitalism
Did they pull the impeach 45 thing?
I just looked it up and an hour old article said that they have in fact pulled the shirt.
So it evens out over all.
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