Skip to comments.NYC Restaurant refuses to serve Bush twins.
Posted on 11/19/2004 2:32:58 PM PST by conserv13Edited on 11/22/2004 4:12:18 PM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]
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Think this all might be a frankly brilliant marketing ploy given the thought disorders so prevalent for so many years in "Moscow-on-the-Hudson"! But it still won't work, in all likelihood, just hold off the inevitable implosion for a few months longer.
BTW, I'd think it absolutely nuts for any major-league Republican to go dine with the 'rats right now, they're still licking their wounds! If they don't diss you like the twins, they'll probably p!$$ in your soup!
Sounds like an urban legend in the making to me. I hope the Dems black little hearts are warmed by fake little stories like these, because that's all they are going to have for the next 20 years or so to warm themselves with.
When you find the 'innocents' let us know because the party-hardy Bush girls are far from it.
this is to make them think we are just pranksters and not dangerous.
But you did vote for her heinous after mr. grifter pardoned terrorists.
You see the rest of the country as somehow less honorable than you all.
"It's been confirmed...see post #238."
Again, I think it's a publicity stunt. I live in the neighborhood and I really can't see a restaurant full of people cheering like this. For one thing, any restaurant here is going to be way too noisy for people to hear a maitre de making catty remarks and if he did make the remark, people would probably groan if they heard it. I assume it is a fairly new restaurant that came up with a gimmick to get free press, especially if this hits the MSM. Nothing sells like scandal.
umm.. think. of course they dont have to. anyone knows that.
They complained that no one came to Broadway.
This after they announced publicly that they wanted to shut down during the convention because they hated the republicans.
Then there was complaining about no one going to the restaurants either. Of course, they welcomed the dirty scruffy protesters who bought nothing and cost the city millions.
I say.....good! You wanted to be rude and unwelcoming and you paid the price.
I don't care how noisy the restaurant is. If the President's daughters and SS walk in the door, everyone in the restaurant is going to know.
Ah, does that meaning that the editor, AFTER publishing it anyway, now thinks that it might, in fact, be true -- or not?
Not really. They are often celebs with or without bodyguards in all places in NYC and people don't respond because they are so used to it.
Why are you defending this position so dramatically. I used to live in NY too. But this is not Sarah Jessica Parker we're talking about. It's THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTERS.
I haven't read the thread yet, but political affiliation is a long-neglected area of prejudice, which needs or does not need to be addressed depending on your view of these laws in general.
have you been to the Bowery lately? I drove through a couple weeks back, I was amazed, they are gentrifying the area. rows of shops going in where the bums used to gather. some trendy restaurants going in too I guess.
he never said "yes". but put little effort into his lies. he didnt believe them and knew i wouldnt. it was clear. mostly we talked about the lack of wisdom in the restaurants behavior. hate to say it but he was the nicest person ive spoken to on the phone in a year. last thing i told him was i wish him safety but nyc isnt getting any pity or money from me should the worst happen.
"I don't care how noisy the restaurant is. If the President's daughters and SS walk in the door, everyone in the restaurant is going to know."
The people in this neighborhood are just not that uncivil. They enjoy playing up the crazed leftwing radical schtick for out-of-towners, especially when there is a TV crew like at the RNC convention, but I think they would be more than civil to the twins. You must understand that new yorkers would think this is a funny P.R. stunt. I wouldn't take it as true until you see it reported somewhere besides gawker or until you see a spokesman for the twins confirm it.
I most certainly did NOT. Let's not push the inclusion too far!
this is priceless...
I NOW HAVE A "RESERVATION" FOR A PARTY OF 8 AT 9:00PM SATURDAY NIGHT.
i better bring the american express card...
I sit here in NJ and wonder if there's something in the water!
You have her heinous and we are the laughing stock and known as the state of the sopranos.
paging "JACK MEOFF"... is there a JACK MEOFF in the house? ...
Exactly. I'm saying it's very possible that some or most patrons did not applaud, much less witness this - or it's untrue. orangelobster has a good point.
I'm NYC born & bred, and I don't believe this story for a minute.
The place sounds like a firetrap, the Fire Dept needs to shut it down.
I'm waiting to hear what the guy who posted #238 says. He said the manager confirmed it. I just don't see this as being a very good publicity stunt. We're only talking about people at that restaurant that night, not people in the neighborhood. I can easily see how this could happen.
private or not. you cannot discriminate ... that IS against the law.
I find it amusing that the people who are from New York are so quick to say it didn't happen. It was in one restaurant. How can you think you know what every New Yorker would do?
Only if they were out-of-towners ;-)
You tawkin' ta ME?
Hey, as an ex-New Yorker I can legitimately say, YEA..I'm tawkin to you!
Interesting. But just to make sure, after speaking to the manager of the restaurant we are talking about you believe that this incident happened, correct?
If you want to see what racism truly is, you need to travel down to neighborhoods like Bushwick, Red Hook, East New York, etc., where the gentrification process is starting to slowly obliterate once contiguous, minority communities and turn them into startling replicas of Greenwich Village.
It's what some of the more disreputable race hustlers in my city, e.g. Charles Barron, would characterize as "ethnic cleansing."
These lefties are the most despicable hypocrites alive. They should use some of that trust fund money they're rolling around in to buy a clue.
Considering the source can we be sure this is true? NYC restaurants are like prostitutes--if you have money they have the time.
I once ordered enchiladas at a Columbus Street place at about 74th street in NYC. My wife encouraged this since I am a Texan. It was foolish thing to do. It was a corn tortilla. After that it got really bad. Stuffed with cream cheese, with little dark things in it, I thought flies at first, but they were raisins. It was Godawful.
Yeah, what exactly did you do?
I wonder if the accountant has been updating their books....or the health dept. inspecting for sanitation compliance. Anyone checking the ethnicity of the staff?
Youknowwho can drink until puking and that'll serve 'em both right!
Well, now that I know you live in NJ...! Hey, can you get some more signs put up over there? . ; )
No, it's real. Warm your little hands on that one.
This sounds totally made up.
We used to have three or four great Tex-Mex places in NYC called Caramba. Wish they were still here. Enchiladas to die for.
Untrue. As a one-time waiter and restaurant manager in NYC, my experience is that a host(ess) or manager with a wait list could do anything they damn well please.
The two dorks who pulled this crap were stupid about it. Also. Freeman's Alley is not that fancy a diner. Not by a long shot. Matre'd HELL!!! It's just another Lower East Side fern bar with pretentions. It's right off of the Bowery on the end of an alley off of Rivington. In the middle of the restaurant supply district in what was until recently a very seedy neighborhood.
I never ate there but I was at a gallery a door down not too long ago. I repeat, Freeman's is just another joint that's kind of nice, but it isn't hoidy-toidy fancypants and pinky out. Not by a long shot.
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Have fun with it!
I believe that when a restaurant discriminates based on political affiliation and publicly humiliates while discriminating, there has to be protections against that. I will have to try and find it perhaps, but I believe that is unlawful. They would have to have cause to turn away diners for no reason other than they're the President's daughters.
Flush twice, it's a long way to the kitchen.
Rudeness = misdemeanor = $1000.00 fine
That'll work. By the way, read post 243, I'll believe this will clarify it a bit.
I have an appreciation for high culture when free beer is involved.
This cinches it for me. They're using this as a publicity stunt. A popular restaurant with excellent food wouldn't have openings one day away unless you were a big spending regular or a very very special customer.
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