The NYT reports a stunning trend in economic behavior: People who don’t make a lot of money often shop at stores where prices are low. Intriguing.

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  1. Paul says:

    After this and their expose’ about 90 year olds dying off, I know another pulitzer in in the their future.

  2. James Joyner says:

    Yep. Not sure what we’d do without such crack investigative journalism.

  3. jen says:

    Gee, imagine that.

  4. JW says:

    How the @#$% do they think Wal-Mart got to be the biggest corporation in the entire world? I hear statements like this and just KNOW that the speaker just does not live in the real world.