We can all thank Walmart.
It used to be Thanksgiving Day was sacred. Not sure? Try skipping out on the family while they’re just getting the spread off the table. You will probably get a heaping helping of the “evil eye.”
Well, Walmart doesn’t care. Walmart wants Americans to take their drunken turkey-fed self to the nearest Walmart that evening to get your half price tv set. Doesn’t Walmart know the period after eating is sacred too? That time is reserved for uncomfortable questions with relatives and fighting–the other Thanksgiving tradition. How dare they cut into that!