While the free market is the only force in human history to uplift the poor, establish the middle class and create lasting prosperity, capitalism does have its drawbacks.
…like making a mockery out of national tragedies.
Capitalism helped make the United States of America the greatest country known to man, but a photo of a 9/11 tribute made out of Coke products, reportedly on display at a Florida Wal-mart, is proving to be just a little too zealous for some.
Florida c'mon man pic.twitter.com/HU4y2rxgFG
— Shawn (@online_shawn) September 6, 2016
We must never forget that 2,606 people died in the World Trade Center on September, 11, 2001, adding to a total of 2,996 overall that fateful day.
And while it’s not entirely clear whether the display is real, the reaction on social media went back and forth between sick jokes and outright disgust.
Here’s a sampling from Twitter:
please be a hoax,please be a hoax, please be hoax https://t.co/gnzSv2LdkN
— A D (@wetblnkt) September 6, 2016
— Pat Kiss (@zurilian) September 6, 2016
@online_shawn *I take a Coke Zero 12-pack, tower tumbles, taking out other tower, I stand awkwardly in the rubble getting soaked*
— Near deGrasse Tyson (@DrNeilTyson) September 6, 2016
— Eric Kabakoff (@erickabakoff) September 6, 2016
— soul cycle survivor (@tsayvs) September 6, 2016
— Jason R Riley (@jasonrriley) September 6, 2016
— Kevin Miller (@happywaffle) September 6, 2016
— Gary Lazer Eyes (@GaryLazer_Eyes) September 6, 2016
@online_shawn Coke should run a 9/11 marketing campaign with the slogan “NEVER forget (the soda)
— Oat N Meal (@OATandMEAL) September 6, 2016
— Steve Delfino (@SteveDelfino) September 7, 2016
— Fim Oshin (@TheRealOshin97_) September 6, 2016
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