Wal-Mart Will Help The Puny Humans Compete

In one of the weirdest business moves we’ve ever seen, Wal-Mart has decided to award business grants to their own small competitors, even as the company tries to smash them, Incredible Hulk style, into a bloody patina.

The initiative will offer business financial grants, advertising in Wal-Mart stores and training by the company themselves on how to compete with Wal-Mart.

If this sounds like Bruce Lee smiling in your direction and flicking you a butter knife to defend yourself with right before he leaps into action and kicks your sternum out through your back, or buying your toddler a small plastic car to putter around in right before you run him over with a monster truck, that’s because it is a lot like that.

Wal-Mart to Offer Help Near Urban Stores [New York Times] (Thanks, Boxtank!)