Walmart Announces It Will Stay Closed on Thanksgiving

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Walmart has released a memo to all employees that they will not only be receiving another bonus, but all stores will be closing for Thanksgiving Day. This is an obvious snag on Black Friday shopping that manages to make this year even worse than ever imagined. 

“We know holiday shopping will be different this year, and we will be managing sales events differently”, CEO John Furner said.  “Our best ideas come from our associates, and this year we have decided to close our stores on Thanksgiving Day – November 26.”

Walmart managed to stay open for Thanksgiving since the late 80’s and this news shows just how much the media’s fear-porn worked. Somehow Walmart was also able to keep its doors open the past four months, but customers all of a sudden can’t shop under those same protocols? 

Black Friday shopping has been an escape from the anxieties our families at the dinner table; so we can expect this move to amplify our failures to satisfy our mental health. Our very own Clay Travis has shared recent data that shows a clear increase in positive COVID tests, but a plateau in deaths.

This data should protect our ability to shop in peace, but it hasn’t. We are deliberately altering our ability, despite the data, to send our children to school or to shop because of the fear our media pushed for four months.

Dr. Fauci funneled the American people into a world where one scientist with an agenda can close down the most lucrative Black Friday hotspot on earth.

What a miserable world.

Written by Gary Sheffield, Jr

Gary Sheffield Jr is the son of should-be MLB Hall of Famer, Gary Sheffield. He covers basketball and baseball for, chats with the Purple and Gold faithful on LakersNation, and shitposts on Twitter. You can follow him at GarySheffieldJr


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  1. This is gonna kill my tradition. Every Thanksgiving morning the wife sends me to Walmart to get things she forgot. Another can green beans, cream cheese, pecans, an actual Turkey! but you said we were doing just Ham this year…now she wants a turkey.

  2. I’m pro-capitalism but Black Friday sucks. It brings out the worst in people. We get done stating what we’re already thankful for only to (hours later) throw elbows to get a discounted flat-screen.

  3. Only rich people think this is a good thing.

    I worked every holiday I could. Time and a half (or sometimes double time) and sometimes a bonus for doing the same work I normally do? Sign me up. I can celebrate a different day or with my family after work.

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