Hard Sell

I was at my local Target the other day and noticed a lack of solicitors, then I saw this sign on the door:

Funny, I thought shopping was the distraction, but I guess political discourse is these days. So I swallowed hard and moved obediently on in my consumer pursuits. But then the other night I was at The Grove and saw that Barney's Coop has dispensed with the niceties and just given us more direct marching orders:

The Grove

So basically, any human discourse gets in the way of the retail agenda. Don't waste time signing petitions to help battered women, or environmentalism or even bother talking to the person you're with. It just slows down your money spending, which is the sole measure of your worth in corporate America.

Paper or plastic?

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