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The Undersecretary of Special Projects

Similarly, Walmart opponents are paid for their opposition:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704875604575280414218878150.html

For the typical anti-Wal-Mart assignment, a Saint manager will drop into town using an assumed name to create or take control of local opposition, according to former Saint employees. They flood local politicians with calls, using multiple phones to make it appear that the calls are coming from different people, the former employees say.

The moral to this story is that Walmart opponents aren't always honest actors either.

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