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Papa Johnís ó From anti-Rush lefty hero to anti-Obamacare lefty zero
legalinsurrection.com ^ | 11/14/12 | Bryan Jacoutot

Posted on 11/14/2012 11:18:34 AM PST by GSWarrior

It has been one week since the reelection of Barack Obama and the reality of Obamacare’s permanence in the American landscape is beginning to set in for many business owners.

Papa John’s founder and CEO, John Schnatter made headlines last week along with a slew of other companies when he announced some changes that would likely occur as Obamacare continues to be implemented. Schnatter commented that many of his company’s franchise owners will have to cut employees’ hours in order to avoid falling under Obamacare’s coverage requirements, and stay fiscally sound.

“That’s probably what’s going to happen,” he said according to NaplesNews.com. “It’s common sense. That’s what I call lose-lose.”

Schnatter’s comments have outraged many of Obama’s supporters on the left who are now calling for a boycott of the pizza giant, and attacks on Twitter and elsewhere:

This attempt at a boycott is is overwhelmingly ironic for two separate reasons.

First, recall back to the Rush Limbaugh-Sandra Fluke controversy when advertisers were pulling their money from the program in response to the left’s astroturfed secondary boycott that attempted, and failed, to get Limbaugh off the air.

Who was one of those heroes that stepped in, removed their advertising dollars, and added to the left’s effort to silence one of their greatest foes? You guessed it:

None other than Papa John’s.

It appears, however, that the left’s love fest with Papa John’s has since come to an abrupt end.

In an attempt to demonize Papa John’s, the familiar cries of racism and class warfare have ensued in the wake of Schnatter’s announcement. The overtones of class warfare are particularly evident in the Huffington Post’s take on the situation.

We’re guessing Obamacare won’t impact life at Schnatter’s lavish home, a 40,000 square-foot mansion in a tony suburb of Louisville, Kentucky, that features several swimming pools, a private golf course and a 22-car garage among other amenities, according to CelebrityNetworth.com.

“Who would’ve imagined pizza could build this,” said former presidential candidate Mitt Romney earlier this year. This is really something. Don’t you love this country? What a home this is, what grounds these are, the pool, the golf course…. This is a real tribute to America, to entrepreneurship.”

Now that the left has begun to paint Papa John’s executives and franchise owners as greedy racists, they feel justified in punishing the company by way of a boycott.

Yet, utilization of this tactic brings me to the second element of irony in this utterly bizarre situation.

The hallmark of any successful boycott is the limitation of revenue for the company you are targeting. So, if somehow this boycott were to be successful, the logical result would be that Papa John’s would lose money forcing them to cut more jobs, and more hours. Fewer people will be employed, and still fewer will have quality health benefits.

In achieving their goal, the boycotters will have achieved the exact opposite of their goal.

In the words of John Schatter, that’s what I call a lose-lose.

Similar to the situation that Chick-fil-a found itself in this past summer, as word of this boycott has spread, loyal patrons of the pizza company have organized a National Papa John’s Appreciation Day. It is currently scheduled for this Friday.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 2012; boycott; ceo; democrats; layoffs; liberalhypocrisy; obama; obamacare; papajohns; schnatter

1 posted on 11/14/2012 11:18:39 AM PST by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

I don’t blame him for yanking off Rush at the time. Rush was an idiot for his slut comments, which needlessly gave the Left a talking point w women. Hannity is an idiot to embrace amnesty for illegals. Stop treating these talkers like infallable heroes. They are neither.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 11:25:20 AM PST by montag813
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To: GSWarrior

The sooner companies such as Papa Johns go out of business the quicker we can attempt to reclaim our country and our Constitution.
Till that time just learn be be a good little Communist and do what you are told.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 11:29:20 AM PST by jongaltsr
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To: montag813
The left will soon be overwhelmed with companies to boycott, will they stop using electricity because coal companies are being regulated out of business? Will they stop flying on Boeing aircraft? Have they stopped buying gas from the evil oil companies? The list of companies letting people go is long now, it will only get bigger.
4 posted on 11/14/2012 11:33:16 AM PST by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: GSWarrior

>>The hallmark of any successful boycott is the limitation of revenue for the company you are targeting. So, if somehow this boycott were to be successful, the logical result would be that Papa John’s would lose money forcing them to cut more jobs, and more hours. Fewer people will be employed, and still fewer will have quality health benefits.

In achieving their goal, the boycotters will have achieved the exact opposite of their goal.<<

LOL. libtard “thinking” strikes again!

You can’t ask for more irony than this. Freudeschaden (grammar nazis, please consult DUmmie Funnies before attacking this semi-portmanteau)!


5 posted on 11/14/2012 11:36:12 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: montag813

Don’t be stupid. The left will make up a talking point out of whole cloth if need be.

Oh, we’re all ‘sposed to hold our tongues and not speak truth because it might be a gift to obama. Makes me wanna puke!!


6 posted on 11/14/2012 11:37:28 AM PST by subterfuge (************ Believe Barry Obama's Propaganda At Your Own Peril **************)
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To: montag813

>>Rush was an idiot for his slut comments, which needlessly gave the Left a talking point w women<<

Rush is intellectually honest — let the chips fall where they may (it is quite refreshing).

And his analysis was spot on. When you pay a woman to have sex, there is only one name for it (well, maybe 2).


7 posted on 11/14/2012 11:38:14 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Here comes bama claus here comes bama claus left down bama claus lane!)
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To: montag813

Rush apologized for using the same vulgar term that many young liberal women in fact use to describe themselves.


8 posted on 11/14/2012 11:43:08 AM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: GSWarrior

Papa John’s is facing a $250 million class-action lawsuit for allegedly spamming 500,000 customers with illegal text message in 2010.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/11/14/papa-johns-faces-lawsuits-over-illegal-text-messages/#ixzz2CEDUbWQF


9 posted on 11/14/2012 11:54:16 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of other people's money.)
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To: GSWarrior

Funny how libs are quick to preach and tell others what they should do, but squeal the loudest when THEY are the ones that must comply!


10 posted on 11/14/2012 11:56:26 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Remember the Heroic SEALs of Benghazi and DEMAND a Full Accounting!!!!)
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To: GSWarrior

Better ingredients... better pizza... complete Communist enabling dumba$$!


11 posted on 11/14/2012 12:00:42 PM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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