44 million is too big a number for most people to understand, including me. The numbers mean this is 14,000 food stamp recipients for each of the 3,500 Walmarts in America. That’s still hard for most people to visualize.
This amazing article shows with easy to understand computer-generated pictures what 14,000 people at a Walmart would look like:
Now imagine this is going on at all of the 3,500 Walmarts in the country. You think your local police – let alone the Department of Homeland Security – have enough officers to keep order at your local Walmart? Now imagine this happening at all 3,500 Walmarts. This is why I don’t think the authorities can pull off much. They’ll have 14,000 people per Walmart to deal with.