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The Media Lied… Bear Hugging Pizza Shop Owner Was Not Boycotted, He Was Praised
the gateway pundit ^ | 09-13-2013 | Jim Hoft and Andrea Ryan

Posted on 09/14/2012 7:02:33 AM PDT by bronxville

Scott Van Duzer, the pizza shop owner who gained 15 minutes of fame by bear hugging Obama last weekend, complained to Politico that Republicans are boycotting his restaurant.

In an article posted on Monday by the Leftist Politico, Van Duzer accused a spiteful population of Republicans of boycotting his restaurant as punishment for his public display of Obama-affection. But, interestingly, the content of the story behind the salacious headline was only a single-sentenced accusation that served as its entire opening paragraph. Evidence? Anecdotes? None. It was supported only by this quote…

“People are saying a lot of bad things and boycotting my restaurant,” Scott Van Duzer, 46, told POLITICO. “There’s no middle line anymore, and that’s exactly what’s wrong with our country right now.”

There it is. The entire story. At least as far as the sensational title of the article is concerned. Inexplicably, after that first paragraph the rest of the article is just an off-topic, rambling Obama love fest. There are 13 paragraphs oozing, dripping, and gushing with glorification of Obama’s superior physique, along with the pizza shop owner’s “humble” discussion of his own. Readers expecting a story behind the scandalous headline are, instead, treated to a sycophant festival of musings over how triumphantly the cigarette chain-smoking Obama would physically trounce Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, in a workout battle. This isn’t journalism. This is calculated propaganda, Obama-style.

A continued search through the Internet revealed Van Duzer’s complaint was based on bad reviews he received on the Yelp restaurant review website. But, fortunately for Van Duzer, the CEO/Founder of Yelp is a big Obama fan, himself.

According to HUFFPOST FUNDRACE, the CEO/Founder of Yelp, Jeremy Stoppelman, donated $138,200 to Barack Obama in 2011.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; pizzaboycott
Politico' Proof:

"“People are saying a lot of bad things and boycotting my restaurant,” Scott Van Duzer, 46, told POLITICO. “There’s no middle line anymore, and that’s exactly what’s wrong with our country right now.”"

It looks like Politico was trying to make up another Tall Tale. I don't know if this was covered here under another title but felt the need to close the Pizza boycott myth based on politico's "relativism" type indoctrination.

1 posted on 09/14/2012 7:02:39 AM PDT by bronxville
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2 posted on 09/14/2012 7:04:36 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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Date Posted Correction: Not 09-13-2013 but 09-13-2012


3 posted on 09/14/2012 7:04:43 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,Â)
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To: bronxville

I wouldn’t boycott him over kissing Obama’s butt but I wouldn’t go out of my way to go there either.

He just isn’t that important to me.


4 posted on 09/14/2012 7:05:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: bronxville

You are either with us or against us. Mushy middle needs to come home to the right.


5 posted on 09/14/2012 7:05:28 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Paul Ryan/Rick Santorum 2012....That would be the best scenario ever.)
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Good Republican


6 posted on 09/14/2012 7:09:18 AM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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Good Republican


7 posted on 09/14/2012 7:09:41 AM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: bronxville

“The Media Lied” that says it all..


8 posted on 09/14/2012 7:10:22 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: bronxville
yes and he had been to the White house to meet the president..can anyone say democrat operative and staged photo opp??
9 posted on 09/14/2012 7:11:05 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: bronxville

Politico is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Washington Post. Expect truth there ? Dream on.


10 posted on 09/14/2012 7:11:48 AM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: bronxville
[. . .rambling Obama love fest. There are 13 paragraphs oozing, dripping, and gushing with glorification of Obama’s superior physique. . .]

Maybe the former customers are uncomfortable with having their pizza prepared by a rabid rump-ranger.

11 posted on 09/14/2012 7:12:50 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: bronxville

The media always lies.

Although, I must say, I wouldn’t buy a pizza from this guy. Is there a Chick-Fil-A nearby?


12 posted on 09/14/2012 7:14:23 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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Bump


13 posted on 09/14/2012 7:15:54 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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I know I wouldn’t buy jack from this jerk! His judgement is seriously impaired if he thinks Obama wants anything but for his doors to shut. There’s never been a more anti small business president and this guy must be the Grand Poo bah of the Stupid Ass Club to not recognize that by now!


14 posted on 09/14/2012 7:22:28 AM PDT by albie
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To: bronxville
A continued search through the Internet revealed Van Duzer’s complaint was based on bad reviews he received on the Yelp restaurant review website. But, fortunately for Van Duzer, the CEO/Founder of Yelp is a big Obama fan, himself.

WOW! The MSM pushed a self serving lie that helped their guy? No proof - no facts - just hearsay that made their big bully look like a sweet little victim.

Who wouldda thunk they would do that?

It's almost like they've sold out their integrity ... for nothing.

15 posted on 09/14/2012 7:29:04 AM PDT by GOPJ (first they came for those clinging to their guns and religion, and I did not speak out....)
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Oh no, he WILL be boycotted....plenty of us spend time in Florida. When in Fort Pierce, we will purposely avoid Miss Van Loser’s dump.


16 posted on 09/14/2012 7:32:59 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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Another liar for Obama. They are a huge part of the Democrat base...in fact, the largest part.


17 posted on 09/14/2012 7:33:22 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: napscoordinator

Well, since BHO’s a card-carrying communist, Mr. Van Duzer should have said about his hug, that he was just a card, carrying a communist. /Chuck Connors


18 posted on 09/14/2012 7:37:22 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: cripplecreek

This guy is a member of the “down low club”

he and Barry have been intimate previously


19 posted on 09/14/2012 7:40:38 AM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: Calvin Locke
Van Duzer should have said about his hug, that he was just a card, carrying a communist.

Van Loser, a paid communist, is carrying the highest paid communist who is hell-bent on destroying our Republic.

20 posted on 09/14/2012 7:42:54 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D. in L0w and H0lder)
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To: bigheadfred

LOL! That pic is hilarious!


21 posted on 09/14/2012 8:17:23 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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I thought so. Should have LINKED it.
22 posted on 09/14/2012 8:25:28 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: KansasGirl

I’ll be in FT. Pierce in Nov. and I will not buy his Pizza. I have relatives in Ft. Pierce who say they know of him but have never had or ever will have his Pizza.


23 posted on 09/14/2012 8:31:24 AM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: bronxville

isn’t freedom of speech and choice great!

the CEO of Chik-f-Lay supports family values and marriage, the left gets in an uproar and conservatives support them and profits soar.

this idiot supports obama and the left hangs him out to dry. maybe if he could take foodstamps?

blessings, bobo


24 posted on 09/14/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by bobo1
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