Walmart faces social media criticism for IDF costume

The Halloween disguise prompted complaints that it was inappropriate. The company has removed the item from its site.

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Halloween companies should know by now not to sell inappropriate costumes. This year already has seen two examples of high-profile cases of negative backlash around questionable costumes.

Perhaps these things come in threes, because Walmart is facing criticism for offering an “Israeli Soldier Costume for Kids.” It costs $27.44, and includes a green getup—shirt, pants, beret and belt. In the ad, the child is holding a toy gun.

Tweets like this are becoming common:


— NilollyLioness (@funkychichi) October 27, 2015

So @Walmart is selling Israel Solider Kids Costumes for #Halloween. Are you kidding me? #BoycottWalmart

— Sammar♡New Youtuber♡ (@Lebanesemermaid) October 27, 2015

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