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  • Trump: Conservatives should give Bud Light ‘a second chance’

    02/06/2024 7:05:07 PM PST · by Miami Rebel · 128 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/06/24 4:21 PM | Dominick Mastrangelo
    Former President Trump urged his followers to give Anheuser-Busch a “second chance” after months of criticism the company has faced from conservatives. “The Bud Light ad was a mistake of epic proportions,” Trump wrote on his Truth Social website Tuesday, referencing a brief partnership the company had with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney that has cost it billions in market value. “Anheuser-Busch is not a Woke company,” the former president said, adding “I can give you plenty that are, am building a list, and might just release it for the World to see.” “Anheuser-Busch is a Great American Brand that perhaps...
  • Early Signs of the Bud Light Backlash | Alissa Heinerscheid’s Cringey Interview Statements

    08/27/2023 4:01:25 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | 25 August 2023 | Martin DeCoder
    Surprisingly good analysis of the Alissa Heinerscheid disaster at Bud Light. I've watched a couple of other videos by this guy, and IMHO he's worth listening to.
  • Skittles' new packaging has some calling to boycott with 'Budweiser treatment'

    08/14/2023 5:11:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 8/13/23 | Greg Wehner
    Skittles candy, which has the slogan, "Taste the rainbow," is the latest company to take heat from consumers because of new packaging that has the phrase, "Black Trans Lives Matter." Some consumers are now calling to boycott the candy company for its "woke" approach to support the LGBTQ community. Skittles is a product from the Wrigley Company, which is a division of Mars, Inc. When visiting Skittles.com, the top of the page has a clickable option titled, "SKITTLES Pride," and when clicked, the animation says, "There’s a story in every rainbow." "We’ve given up our rainbow so that the LGBTQ+...
  • Videos Appear to Show Nearly Empty Budweiser Tents at Motorcycle Rally

    08/11/2023 12:36:40 PM PDT · by BraveMan · 44 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 8/11/23 AT 12:05 PM EDT | NICK MORDOWANEC
    Photos and videos posted to social media of Budweiser's beer garage at this year's Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota appear to show no attendees consuming the product. A spokesperson for the Sturgis motorcycle rally told Newsweek via email on Friday that they could not comment without permission from the Sturgis mayor and city council, who oversee the event.
  • WATCH: Budweiser area empty at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    08/11/2023 2:57:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Western Standard ^ | August 11, 2023 | Jonathan Bradley
    People who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, SD, steered clear of the Budweiser tent because of Bud Light’s partnership with American transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney. “I got to tell you right now though, not looking good,” said TikTok user Cycledrag in a video. “As you can tell, Budweiser’s spent an awful lot of money.” A few staff members were spotted hanging behind a Budweiser booth, with one of them flashing the peace sign. These staff members said people can get a Sturgis glass at the tent. Cycledrag moved over and shows a few people standing under the umbrella...
  • So how were Bud Light sales at Sturgis you ask....

    08/11/2023 11:27:47 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 45 replies
    Youtube | Aug 11, 2023 | Assorted
    For those curious how Bud Light did during Sturgis Bike Week with a reported 500,000 attendance Video 1 Budweiser At Sturgis Is Not Going Well Video 2 Sturgis Free Bud Lights!
  • Budweiser Humiliated at Sturgis After Company’s Stunt to Win Back Fans Backfires

    08/11/2023 6:48:32 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 82 replies
    American Insider ^ | Aug 11, 2023 | Taylor Gold
    Budweiser showed up with a tent at a major motorcycle event that the company sponsored in the city of Sturgis in South Dakota. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the world’s largest motorcycle rally that began in 1938 by a group of Indian Motorcycle riders. It was originally held for stunts and races. Social media erupted as people saw no one visiting the Budweiser tent or drinking its beer. “ZERO attendees at the Budweiser tent in Sturgis,” one person commented. “This may be the BIGGEST marketing blunder of all time!”
  • Joe Rogan drinks Bud Light, slams boycott over Dylan Mulvaney: ‘People are silly’

    08/03/2023 12:40:18 PM PDT · by T.B. Yoits · 96 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/3/2023 | Ariel Zilber
    Joe Rogan cracked open a can of Bud Light and took a sip — defying calls to boycott the beer over its tie-up with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney. Rogan began his wildly popular Spotify podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience” on Tuesday by welcoming his guest, country music star Zach Bryan, with a toast in which they both raised cans of Bud Light. “We’re drinking Bud Light, ladies and gentlemen,” Rogan declared at the start of the three-hour broadcast. Rogan, anticipating fury from his many conservative-leaning listeners, offered a sarcastic apology. “Sooooorry,” he exhaled. “People are silly,” Rogan added. Bryan, who...
  • REPORT: Distributors Giving Up On Bud Light As They No Longer Expect Beer Giant To Recover From Dylan Mulvaney Fiasco

    08/01/2023 6:38:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 31, 2023 9:05 PM ET | ANDREW POWELL
    The embarrassment is real for Bud Light. Several distributors of Anheuser-Busch beer say they have accepted the fact they’ve lost money — and a lot of it — due to consumers boycotting Bud Light. And not just that, but they’ve also given up completely on trying to win back customers who have been negatively affected by the anti-American beer’s Dylan Mulvaney campaign, according to the New York Post. Hiring freezes and layoffs have been going on for four months, while some beer truck drivers have been slammed with hecklers and other harassment while Bud Light’s sales have tanked over 25%....
  • It Just Keeps Getting Laughably Worse! Bud Light Hit Again With A Wave Of Embarrassment After Another Twitter Roasting

    07/11/2023 11:04:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 11, 2023 11:59 AM ET | ANDREW POWELL
    Seriously, man … how embarrassing can one company get? For over three months since its partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, beer giant Bud Light has been getting rocked with embarrassment on a daily basis. For both Bud Light and its umbrella brand Anheuser-Busch, sales have completely tanked. And speaking of that umbrella, it’s been getting slammed with heavy rain as Anheuser-Busch’s stocks have come down as well. And what’s been A-B’s plan in an attempt to get out of their Mulvaney disaster? To just simply act like nothing ever happened. Instead of just owning up to their stupidity and...
  • Budweiser Catches Flak Over ‘Disgusting’ Fourth Of July Message

    07/05/2023 12:29:57 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | By Katie Jerkovich • Jul 5, 2023
    Budweiser was criticized by social media users over a Fourth of July message the company posted Tuesday. In the 30-second ad, F-16 pilot Lt. Col. Dan Rooney provides a voiceover promoting the partnership between the beer brand and Rooney’s educational scholarship program, Folds of Honor. It comes amid a massive backlash against Bud Light, which is owned by the same parent company as Budweiser, over its partnership with transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney. “Budweiser has believed in Folds of Honor for 13 years,” Rooney said in the voice over. “Today, we honor our veterans and the 44,000 scholarships awarded to their...
  • The human cost of Bud Light's $20B Dylan Mulvaney fiasco: Two bottling plants are forced to cut production and lay-off 645 staff due to decline in demand for the troubled brand

    07/02/2023 12:31:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 73 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/02/23 | Melissa Koenig
    Bud Light's sales have plummeted so much that a glass bottling company was forced to shut down two of its plants and lay off nearly 650 employees. The Ardagh Group, one of the largest glass producers in the world, announced last week it was shuttering its Wilson, North Carolina, and Simsboro, Louisiana, plants on July 17. The Wilson plant employed nearly 400 people, and the Simsboro plant had 245 - all of whom now find themselves without jobs. The company did not cite a reason for the closures in its statement, just saying it was part of a 'multi-year performance...
  • Video: Communist trans flag flown at Pride event sponsored by Bud Light

    06/27/2023 7:13:25 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    American Military News ^ | 06/26/2023 | TIMOTHY FRUDD
    A recent Toronto Pride event featured a communist transgender flag, nudity and drag queen performances. Bud Light is a sponsor of Toronto Pride.Ex-transgender influencer Oli London shared a video Saturday from The Post Millennial, revealing transgender activists raising a communist transgender flag during Toronto Pride’s “Trans Pride March.”“They are not even trying to hide their ultimate goal anymore…communism,” he tweeted.The pride event, which was sponsored by Bud Light, comes amid the ongoing conservative boycott of the company.Conservatives initiated a successful boycott of Bud Light products in April following the company’s partnership with Dylan Mulvaney, a transgender influencer on social media.According...
  • Bud Light sponsors Toronto Pride parade attended by naked men, children

    06/26/2023 6:01:05 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/26/2023 | Nikolas Lanum
    Bud Light is serving as an official sponsor of the Toronto Pride parade, where video footage shows naked men standing around and riding bicycles in clear view of children attending the event. The footage, captured by Beth Baisch of the Post Millennial, shows dozens of attendees riding past a large cheering crowd. The fully naked bikers, some covered in paint or tattoos, wave back at the crowd. One naked man high-fives an onlooker while another peddles a recumbent bike with a gold blow-up swan adorned around his neck. A second video shows a group of naked men with hats standing...
  • America's oldest brewery reminds beer lovers theirs is a 'story nobody else has'

    06/24/2023 5:39:02 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 46 replies
    Since 1829, Yuengling’s flagship brewery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, has been pouring out a product that brings Americans and families together. "It's our story," Debbie Yuengling, the employee engagement and culture manager for Yuengling, told FOX Business’ Jeff Flock on "Mornings with Maria" Wednesday. "We have a story that nobody else has. We're America's oldest brewery, six generations, and we're super excited and proud about it." "We're very lucky," Wendy Yuengling, chief administrative officer, said. "We're sixth-generation in a family business, and we get to work side by side with our dad which not many family companies can say." Debbie and...
  • Bud Light is co-sponsoring an 'all-ages' drag show party: 'Safe space' 'family festival event'

    06/07/2023 6:34:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 52 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | June 7, 2023 | Jeffrey Clark
    Despite tumbling sales and negative press coverage as a result of its partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, Bud Light is reportedly co-sponsoring an "all-ages Pride event" in Flagstaff, Arizona, according to the Flagstaff Pride website. The party, which is called "Pride in the Pines" and includes drag queens and other performers, lists Bud Light as one of the companies sponsoring the June 17 event. (Bud Light is mentioned prominently in one of the posters.) The event is listed as a "family festival event" and a family-friendly, "safe space" for all visitors. Other big-name companies sponsoring the all-ages event for...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Dylan Mulvaney steps out to pick up a $800 Prada bikini top before heading to Beverly Hills for laser hair removal - as Bud Light parent company grapples with losing $16b in market value after controversy

    05/28/2023 4:32:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/28/23 | Melissa Koenig
    Transgender TikTok star Dylan Mulvaney was seen out-and-about in Los Angeles in a rare public appearance as she has kept a low profile since her disastrous advertising campaign with Bud Light. The 26-year-old was seen in photographs obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com leaving her apartment in a white crop top with white jeans, sunglasses and a face mask on Saturday, as she picked up her $800 Prada bikini top and a pink dress from a local dry cleaners. She later headed to a Beverly Hills salon where she underwent laser hair removal before admittedly speeding away. Mulvaney's public outing comes after...
  • How YOUR 401k savings are being used to turn our biggest brands woke - as revealed by ex-Anheuser-Busch exec who shows how you can fight back at the cash registers

    05/28/2023 4:15:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/28/23 | Anson Frericks
    Anson Frericks is a co-founder of Strive Asset Management and a former Anheuser-Busch executive Every day it seems that another iconic American brand has marched head-on into the furious buzzsaw of public controversy. Last month, Bud Light's sponsorship of transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney sparked massive customer backlash. Now, Target is the subject of boycotts after releasing a line of women's clothing intended to be worn by biological men with 'tuck-friendly construction' and 'extra crotch' room. The companies saw their stock prices plummet and billions of dollars of value erased – almost overnight. They're not alone. Nike, Calvin Klein, North Face...
  • This Bud's for Belgium (Corporate Tax Rate Uncompetitive)

    08/03/2008 10:20:18 AM PDT · by djsherin · 29 replies · 489+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 3, 2008
    Politicians and Wall Streeters are starting to ask why the Belgian beer company InBev purchased Anheuser-Busch and not the other way around. Anheuser-Busch is an iconic American firm and some find it almost unpatriotic that Anheuser CEO August Busch IV allowed the "King of Beers" to relocate across the Atlantic -- though shareholders were the big winners here with a $50 billion-plus takeaway. But here's the real question: Was the takeover basically financed by the savings Anheuser expected from escaping America's increasingly uncompetitive corporate tax system? According to the Tax Foundation, Belgium's corporate tax rate is 33%, but the effective...
  • Anheuser-Busch has lost a staggering $15.7 BILLION in value since Bud Light controversy began - as rivals add $3.2b to their value and experts warn of beer SHORTAGE

    05/24/2023 9:57:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 102 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 24, 2023 | Emma James
    Bud Light's parent company Anheuser-Busch has seen its market value plunge $15.7billion since the disastrous campaign with transgender-influencer Dylan Mulvaney. Since April 1, the company has consistently been dropping down the rankings, with experts saying it 'just keeps getting a little worse each week'. But their competitors have added $3.2billion in market value to their brands in the same time. Molson Coors, which owns Coors Lite, has seen an increase of $2.2billion market value, around 20 percent, while Heineken has a spike of $1billion – an increase of 1.7 percent. Sales of Bud Light are down more than 23 percent...