CNN Paddles Whole Foods CEO for Calling ObamaCare 'Fascism

January 18th, 2013 12:00 PM
CNN's Carol Costello scolded Whole Foods CEO John Mackey for calling ObamaCare "fascism" on Friday. She also questioned why he was entering the ObamaCare debate at all and lectured him that many of his customers would disagree with his opposition to ObamaCare. "And you realize when you say 'fascism' it brings up Nazi Germany and all sorts of things. And we really want that kind language out…

Ex-Newsweek's Alter: Whole Foods CEO Is 'Throwing' His Employees 'to t

January 18th, 2013 5:38 AM
On Thursday's The Ed Show, MSNBC analyst Jonathan Alter -- formerly of Newsweek -- chastised Whole Foods CEO John Mackey for using the word "fascism" criticizing Obamacare, suggesting that he is less "enlightened" than liberal CEOs like Warren Buffett for not realizing that "The only reason that they have been able to be so successful is because they're operating in a country, this country,…

More Media War On Food: Papa John’s CEO Roasted for Obamacare Commen

August 10th, 2012 1:51 PM
The media doesn’t like food much these days. Papa John’s Pizza founder John Schnatter is the latest individual in the food industry to draw fire from the left; in his case the he made the mistake of discussing the economic effects of Obamacare on his company. Outlets from the Colbert Report to the Boston Globe savaged Schnatter for having the effrontery of publicly explaining basic economics…

Stossel & Mackey Blame Govt for High Health Care Prices, People Die Wa

December 20th, 2009 4:41 PM
On Thursday’s Stossel show on Fox Business Network, host John Stossel got to do the kind of show he was not able to do earlier this year when he was at ABC, as he devoted an entire show to the debate over access to health care, and gave attention to the market-based plan utilized by most employees of Whole Foods, which uses health savings accounts and encourages employees to shop around for…

Wholly Ineffective: Lefty Boycott of Whole Foods Has No Noticeable Fin

November 5th, 2009 12:44 PM
Here's news you can virtually guarantee won't get noticed by what remains of the establishment media. Whole Foods (WFMI) announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30 yesterday. The quarter closed about 50 days after outraged leftists called for a boycott of the grocery chain to retaliate for a Wall Street Journal op-ed written by CEO John Mackey. In that column, Mackey…

Krugman: Liberals Need to Learn from Conservatives How to Attack

October 19th, 2009 6:50 PM
Paul Krugman attacked the authors of the soon-to-be-released book SuperFreakonomics today for their audacious attempts to question the left's conventional wisdom on global climate change. He then touted the danger of attacking conservatives, and contended that liberal-bashing has always been the safer political and professional move.I have a theory here, although it may not be the whole story: it… Hypes Boycott of Whole Foods, Dismisses CEO's Conservativ

August 14th, 2009 4:21 PM
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's recent Wall Street Journal op-ed may well have been "in bad taste", would have its readers believe (see screen cap at right). Emily Friedman devoted an August 14 story mainly to liberal Whole Foods patrons huffing and puffing in disgust about Mackey's op-ed:Joshua has been taking the bus to his local Whole Foods in New York City every five days for the…