Walmart is attempting to turn rebellion into profit by selling posters of the Occupy Wall Street movement at Zuccotti Park in New York City for $42.75.
The prints are frame-ready, in-stock and ready for delivery just in time for Christmas.
According to the item description:
“Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan, New York City, New York State, USA is a licensed reproduction that was printed on Premium Heavy Stock Paper which captures all of the vivid colors and details of the original. The overall paper size is 27.00 x 9.00 inches and the image size is 27.00 x 9.00 inches. This print is ready for hanging or framing and would make a great addition to your home or office.”
The oddity of the situation attracted the attention of Twitter users.
Haha, remember "Occupy Wall Street"? It's now a product for sale at Wal-Mart. http://t.co/2IlD7AzkIu— James Taranto (@jamestaranto) December 16, 2013
Walmart selling occupy wall street items proof that Walmart will always win. No shame.— Mark Baade (@AbruzziSpurRte) December 16, 2013
The Twitter feed of the Occupy movement even took notice of the new product: