Walmart was frequently cited last week as the first major retailer to publicly distance itself from the renewed furor surrounding the Confederate flag. On Friday, a customer in Louisiana who was denied his request for a cake decorated with the flag’s image, decided to see how far the store would go with their stance, and found out it was not very far after all.
Chuck Netzhammer took to YouTube on Friday, explaining that after he was denied the Confederate flag’s image on the cake, he requested that the make one with the ISIS battle flag instead. To his shock, Walmart didn’t say no, and he said in his video that the retailer had to explain why it would allow the flag while “alienating Southern Americans.”
Netzhammer said in his video that the Islamic State “is beheading Christians, selling little girls into slavery and is currently a terrorist org at war with the United States — but you can’t buy the General Lee toy car …? It’s a damn shame.”
Walmart spokesman Randy Hargrove wrote an email to The Daily Caller insisting that the associate who accepted the ISIS flag did not recognize what it was or what it stood for. “Our local store made a mistake. The cake in the video should not have been made and we apologize.”
You can watch Netzhammer’s video here:
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