People applauded the decision by Walmart.
— Davar (@Dazarbeygui) November 20, 2018
Thanks Walmart for not donating hate
— Larhonda Williams (@Larhond59435196) November 20, 2018
In other news the white nationalist group that gave her money are all good.
— tony phongsy (@SassyHairDood) November 20, 2018
She is the definition of racists. The sad thing is that some people might vote for her to win.
— Fadil Americano (@FadilAmericano) November 20, 2018
And while people appreciated Walmart withdrawing their support, many still chastised the company for ever supporting Hyde-Smith at all.
She said awful things well before your contribution. Thanks for withdrawing, but it might be useful for you to review these candidates before contributing large sums of money. Maybe donate the same amount to a local community that needs the help instead.
— JES (@1liners) November 20, 2018
Walmart most likely did review her candidacy. They just didn’t expect us to.
— wordlass1 (@wordlass1) November 20, 2018
— JustSaki (@Just_Saki_) November 20, 2018
Hyde-Smith’s Democratic opponent issued a statement regarding Walmart’s announcement.
Espy campaign statement on Walmart’s request for a refund from the Cindy Hyde-Smith campaign. pic.twitter.com/4gbtLLweDP
— Mike Espy (@espyforsenate) November 20, 2018
Meanwhile, Mike Espy made a bit of his own social media news with this encounter with school children.
Got a little campaign boost when I ran into these elementary school students at Millsaps. pic.twitter.com/IwFPPi0P30
— Mike Espy (@espyforsenate) November 15, 2018
Mississippians return to the polls to decide their Senator on Tuesday, November 27.