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CNN Slams Papa John's Over Concerns About ObamaCare Costs
| Jeffrey Meyer
Posted on 08/10/2012 1:40:24 PM PDT by DFG
Apparently CNN considers the stating of cold, hard economic realities to be risky partisanship now. Take the case of Papa Johns CEO John Schnatter claiming that ObamaCare will increase costs for his company.
Papa John's is not the first company to claim Obamacare will raise its costs, but it is the first to be viciously attacked by CNN.
On Thursdays Situation Room, CNN felt it necessary to not only examine the truth behind Schnatters claim but also to attack his comments for their supposed political repercussions. CNNs Lisa Sylvester claimed that:
Schnatter may not have realized his comments would be picked up by the political blogs, but what corporate bosses say even to a small audience can quickly go viral. That's what happened to the executive Dan Cathy of Chick-fil-A after comments to a Baptist publication that he supports the biblical definition of the family unit.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnn; obamacare; papajohns; pizza; schnatter
posted on 08/10/2012 1:40:35 PM PDT
CNN is part of the communists club of insane MSM. What should we expect.
To: Logical me
Frankly the guy said the cost of his Pizza would rise .14 cents, frankly that’s an incredibly small amount.. I suspect it may go up more than that, but if they are going ape$hit over .14 cents, why aren’t they going ape$hit over more than a TRILLION in debt the doofus in chief has added to our debt?
This estimate that Papa John's threw out there came out of the oven a little bit too soon. It's not fully cooked and since Papa won't deliver the documents to support the claim, we're going to have to say that this claim is false -- Wolf. BLITZER: Bottom line false, all right thanks very much for that, Tom Foreman. I actually understood what you were saying, pretty good, good explanation
Embarrassingly absurd. Good grief.
When CNN talks..........(crickets chirping).
posted on 08/10/2012 1:55:18 PM PDT
CEO’s of publicly held companies are REQUIRED to tell share holders of the business environment, and potential unit cost increases.
posted on 08/10/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT
(Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
.14 cents is about all a Papa John’s pizza is worth.
posted on 08/10/2012 1:59:49 PM PDT
(Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are useless and useful idiots.)
It should be OBVIOUS that this is a message to business to SUCK IT UP and take it, regarding Obamacare, at least prior to the election.
Unfortunately, it will probably work - considering the pansies that run these companies.
posted on 08/10/2012 2:08:07 PM PDT
(Cruz'd to Victory - July 31, 2012)
On Thursdays Situation Room, CNN felt it necessary to not only examine the truth behind Schnatters claim but also to attack his comments for their supposed political repercussions.
I wonder if running puff pieces for Saddam Hussein to keep an office in Baghdad had any political repercussions.
posted on 08/10/2012 2:26:20 PM PDT
("Every real thought on every real subject knocks the wind out of somebody or other." - OW Holmes)
Too many people in journalism who want "to make a change" and not enough people in journalism who enjoy the excitement of the profession.
The line between mainstream journalism and advocacy journalism has long since blurred.
posted on 08/10/2012 2:28:33 PM PDT
(Businessmen are more trustworthy than professors, politicians and preachers.)
To: Logical me
In 1993 it was Herman Cain, then CEO of Godfathers Pizza, who led the charge.
“And a pizza chain CEO shall lead them...”
To: Logical me
It's amazing how the media will protect the dear leader.
Normally I detest national chain pizzas.
But I’m gonna order a few from Papa John’s just to support this guy.
posted on 08/10/2012 5:24:00 PM PDT
by Emperor Palpatine
(Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
To: All; Republican Wildcat
This estimate that Papa John's threw out there came out of the oven a little bit too soon. It's not fully cooked and since Papa won't deliver the documents to support the claim, we're going to have to say that this claim is false
I guess they didn't learn anything from Herman Cain explaining Godfather's healthcare costs to Bill Clinton.
Here’s a strategy for Schnatter:
Change the name to GrandPapa John’s
Fire all your workers who aren’t 65 or older.
Hire only Medicare eligible duffers.
Undercut all your competitors.
Bitter ingredients. Papa Johns!
posted on 08/10/2012 6:11:23 PM PDT
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