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“Work is a beautiful thing”

The Democratic talking point of the week proclaims the liberation of citizens from work via Obamacare. The Democrats and their media adjunct parrot a dumbed down version of paradise according to Marx and Engels: “In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.”

Wal-Mart has released an otherwise uncontroversial ad that coincidentally responds to the Democratic talking point of the week. In the ad, “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe teams up with Wal-Mart, as BizPac Review puts it, to celebrate the most basic commodity of mankind — labor, and the dignity it provides. Wal-Mart calls the “I Am a Factory.”

The BizPac Review post adds: “Whether it’s digging a road-side ditch or solving a problem in quantum physics, the nobility of labor offers a satisfaction and fills a need that can’t be replaced by free health care or an EBT card.”

Via InstaPundit.

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