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Papa John's founder out as CEO weeks after NFL comments
AJC ^ | 12/21/17 | AP Retail Writer

Posted on 12/21/2017 2:07:16 PM PST by Dacula

Papa John's founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he publicly criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by football players — comments for which the company later apologized.

(Excerpt) Read more at ajc.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1; kneel; nfl; papajohns; pizza; resignation
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Another one bites the dust
1 posted on 12/21/2017 2:07:16 PM PST by Dacula
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To: Dacula

Wow.


2 posted on 12/21/2017 2:08:04 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Dacula

Why?...............


3 posted on 12/21/2017 2:08:21 PM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: Red Badger

Because he so grossly misplayed his hand both sides were boycotting him.


4 posted on 12/21/2017 2:09:21 PM PST by discostu (let's do another bad one, cause I like it when the blood drains from Dave's face.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

May their stock fall like a rock to the floor...............................Amen.................


5 posted on 12/21/2017 2:09:32 PM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: Dacula

Papa Johns is not good.

That’s the problem, I’d assume.


6 posted on 12/21/2017 2:09:33 PM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Dacula

Noticed Papa Johns are closing locations as well...closed two nearby and they were busy.


7 posted on 12/21/2017 2:10:03 PM PST by dpetty121263 (Trump)
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To: Dacula

So Papa John’s pizzas have forced out Papa John for the crime of being a patriot !?

This is a sick joke


8 posted on 12/21/2017 2:10:07 PM PST by WashingtonFire (President Trump - it's like having your dad as President !)
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To: Dacula

You must not go against the SJWs....

Gotta find another pizza place...


9 posted on 12/21/2017 2:10:13 PM PST by Skywise
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To: Dacula

Heard on the radios this morning KFI LA 640 the NFL tax break was put back into the tax bill and passed to trump.


10 posted on 12/21/2017 2:10:50 PM PST by morphing libertarian (Build Kate's Wall)
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To: Dacula

Politics and Business is a scorched earth game. No one remains unscathed — unless they choose not to play.


11 posted on 12/21/2017 2:11:01 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Benedict McCain is the worst traitor ever to wear the uniform of the US military.)
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To: Dacula

Papa John’s founder out as CEO weeks after NFL comments.....

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Is his feud with the Negro Felon League really the reason for his leaving?

I smell a huge amount of Fake News here.

However - political correctness may have infested Papa John’s and so he - the owner and founder - is out.


12 posted on 12/21/2017 2:11:47 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Dacula

Hey John, take a knee and pucker...


13 posted on 12/21/2017 2:11:54 PM PST by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: WashingtonFire

He switched positions...twice


14 posted on 12/21/2017 2:13:22 PM PST by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: discostu

Because he so grossly misplayed his hand both sides were boycotting him.

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This is what happens when you make a stand. Then reverse yourself and apologize.

You piss everyone off that way.


15 posted on 12/21/2017 2:13:23 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Red Badger

bingo. Lets see , guy starts company, risks everything he is worth, creates 10 of thousands of jobs, makes a damned good pizza and they fire him?. hmmmm. maybe their is a price to be paid in their future.


16 posted on 12/21/2017 2:14:17 PM PST by ping jockey
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yep. If you’re going to be vilified and ousted anyway, may as well go with your head held high and your self-respect intact, by having stuck to your principles. Assuming said person has any other than the bottom line.


17 posted on 12/21/2017 2:15:41 PM PST by mrsmel (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Dacula

He shoulda fought the kneelers with an “Americana” pizza.


18 posted on 12/21/2017 2:16:45 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: ClearCase_guy

Hobby Lobby and Chikfil-A seem to have found the right channel to swim in.


19 posted on 12/21/2017 2:16:52 PM PST by Migraine ((A smartass who is right can be downright funny. A smartass who is wrong is just a smartass.))
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To: Dacula

Do I have to abandon Papa John’s now?


20 posted on 12/21/2017 2:17:57 PM PST by jimfree (My17 y/o granddaughter continues to have more quality exec experience than an 8 year Obama.)
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