Walmart spokesman hotly criticized for ad

‘Dirty Jobs’ host Mike Rowe says he has received death threats over the ad, which touts a pledge to boost U.S. manufacturing.

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… Rowe, thanks to his seven-year run on “Dirty Jobs,” is viewed by many as the voice of the underdog, the overworked and the underpaid. In short, the champion of the types of people working in Walmart jobs. Rowe then threw a bucket of fuel on the fire by writing on his Facebook page in response to one consumer, “Who gives a crap about your feelings toward Walmart?”

Jalopnik called Rowe a “shill for the oppressors” in an article about Ford dropping him as a spokesman. (Rowe says the reasons for his relationship with Ford ending were “completely benign.”) Rowe’s 1,500-word Facebook response is kind of a thing of beauty:

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