Too BAD to check?

Horrible. Honest mistake or that, this apparently happened:

No, for real. Confederate flag cakes? No way! That flag is evidently the most evil thing always ever. In perpetuity. But THIS flag is A-OK:

Unreal. The backlash was swift.

Good question. After the flap, Walmart finally had this to say:

Here is what the Walmart store said:

A spokesman for Walmart told ABC News, “An associate in a local store did not know what the design meant and made a mistake. The cake should not have been made and we apologize.”

Do you buy the apology? We have a feeling it might not end here. Many expressed this sentiment on Twitter:

Well. Maybe Walmart will think twice before caving to the tolerance brigade again.

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