Video blogger Mark Dice says that he petitioned the retail giant, as well as iTunes, Amazon and Target, to stop selling the album because of a line on “Free Enterprise” about threatening to kill presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“Assassinate Trump like I’m Zimmerman / Now accept these words as they came from Eminem,” the Miami rapper says on the track, referencing George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012. “Democratic party sentenced to the pendulum / Killing them, I voted for Andre Benjamin.”
Dice says that Wal-Mart acted quickly to remove Confederate Flags this summer in the intensifying controversy over the symbol, so he questions the company’s rationale behind the selection of music sold.
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