Wal*Mart bashing has become a popular sport. Whether deserved or not, check out today's Investor's Business Daily. The lead story: "Wal*Mart Is Lauded For Fast Relief Aid To Katrina Victims." Though 89 of Wal*Mart's 126 facilities in the area were damaged, communications networks remained intact, and the giant's amazing distribution was able to get exactly the right supplies to exactly the right places—in most cases long before any government support arrived. As of the week's end, Wal*Mart had shipped and delivered $20 million of donated goods to the affected Gulf areas.
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