Wal-Mart’s decision to offer generic drugs for $4 a prescription has the corporation’s implacable enemies confused. Here you have Wal-Mart (evil) undercutting drug company profits (evil) to help the poor (good) pay for their prescriptions (good), at the same time driving the local mom-and-pop pharmacies (good) out of business (evil). My guess is the political spinmeisters will continue attending their anti-Wal-Mart protests but stop to pick up their prescriptions on the way home.
Good and Wal-Mart
Posted on October 20, 2006 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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