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Papa Johnís CEO OUT After Backlash For Speaking The Truth About NFL Anthem Protests
thegatewaypundit ^ | Joshua Caplan

Posted on 12/21/2017 3:00:15 PM PST by davikkm

Papa Johns’ founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO following an intense backlash sparked by his criticism of NFL players protesting the National Anthem. The company’s president, Steve Ritchie, will take over as CEO.

Business Insider reports:

Schnatter sparked controversy in November when he slammed NFL leadership over the ongoing national anthem protests.

“Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership,” CEO John Schnatter said in a call with investors. […]

Schnatter owns roughly 25% of Papa John’s, and will stay on as chairman after stepping down as CEO in January. According to a press release from the company, he will “pursue his personal passion for entrepreneurship, leadership development and education.” […]

Schnatter has moved away from public political discussions following the Obamacare controversy. The CEO donated $1,000 to President Trump’s campaign but did not make any effort to publicly support the politician.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2; anthem; ceo; food; football; frontpage; nfl; papadocjohns; papajohns; pizza; resignation; schnatter; sports
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1 posted on 12/21/2017 3:00:15 PM PST by davikkm
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Well, no more Papa John’s pizza. By removing Schnatter the corporation is showing its support for the kneeling protests, for Kaeperdick, and for Black lives matter which was directly responsible for the murder of at least six honorable policemen. F Pappa John’s.


2 posted on 12/21/2017 3:00:48 PM PST by davikkm
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no more Papa Johns for us, then.

GTH PJs! you had a good executive and you shamed yourselves firing him


3 posted on 12/21/2017 3:01:29 PM PST by faithhopecharity (¬ďPoliticians aren¬ít born, they¬íre excreted.¬Ē - Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: davikkm

He should keep the CEO position.

The NFL is an example of poor leadership.


4 posted on 12/21/2017 3:01:50 PM PST by Architect of Avalon
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To: davikkm

Amazing how the Anti-American forces are at work.
John represents everything that is near and dear to the American dream. The elitists hate that!

I’ll be buying his book soon.
He’ll be back though.


5 posted on 12/21/2017 3:02:40 PM PST by Roman_War_Criminal (21st Century American Culture = Not worth preserving)
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To: davikkm

The backlash has only just begun.


6 posted on 12/21/2017 3:02:53 PM PST by P-Marlowe (Freep mail me if you want to be on my Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar Ping list.)
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To: davikkm

I’m done with Papa Johns after this .

A shame as they made damn good pizzas and I ordered at least one a week


7 posted on 12/21/2017 3:04:02 PM PST by WashingtonFire (President Trump - it's like having your dad as President !)
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To: davikkm

Papa John’s can go to hell.


8 posted on 12/21/2017 3:04:38 PM PST by laweeks
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To: davikkm

Humm. Take a look at Papa John’s stock chart. At least a year of going downhill.

https://www.google.com/search?q=papa+john’s+stock+chart&ie=&oe=


9 posted on 12/21/2017 3:05:09 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: davikkm
The CEO donated $1,000 to President Trump’s campaign but did not make any effort to publicly support the politician.

He is not a "politician". That in large part is why we voted for him.

10 posted on 12/21/2017 3:05:23 PM PST by SunTzuWu
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To: davikkm

Papa John's founder out as CEO weeks after NFL comments

11 posted on 12/21/2017 3:07:14 PM PST by BlessedBeGod (To restore all things in Christ~~Appeasing evil is cowardice~~Francis is temporary. Hell is forever.)
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To: davikkm

Cross them off the list.


12 posted on 12/21/2017 3:08:10 PM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism us truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: davikkm

Wow. I guess we know who side they’re on.


13 posted on 12/21/2017 3:09:26 PM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: davikkm

I make my own pizza. But this will hurt PJ


14 posted on 12/21/2017 3:09:40 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is EVIL and needs to be eradicated)
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To: davikkm

Hmmm, I’ll bet he never signed a non-compete agreement. He needs to go out and form another company


15 posted on 12/21/2017 3:09:45 PM PST by McGavin999 ("The press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood."Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SunTzuWu

$1k? What about the other 1.7? The limit.


16 posted on 12/21/2017 3:10:03 PM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: davikkm

“Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership,” CEO John Schnatter said in a call with investors. […]”

Gosh, thanks John, you POS supersonic pussy.

What you lack is are balls and a dick.


17 posted on 12/21/2017 3:13:42 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: FatherofFive

If you do make your pizza, your FR name sounds really good. I worked marketing for a Manhattan-based ad agency and I think it will work.


18 posted on 12/21/2017 3:14:16 PM PST by beergarden
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To: davikkm

Did a feedback form on their site. 10-year customer.


19 posted on 12/21/2017 3:14:44 PM PST by jimfree (My17 y/o granddaughter continues to have more quality exec experience than an 8 year Obama.)
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To: FatherofFive

I need to learn.


20 posted on 12/21/2017 3:16:38 PM PST by wally_bert (I didn't get where I am today by selling ice cream tasting of bookends, pumice stone & West Germany)
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