WaPo's Dvorak Blasts Conservative Restaurant Owners, Compares 'Papa Jo

August 14th, 2012 1:14 PM
"Since when does serving up junk food give someone a license to preach?" carped Petula Dvorak as she opened her August 14 piece, "Now featuring filet o' fracas."* Gee, I dunno, Petula, maybe 1791, when the First Amendment -- you know, that pesky little document that guarantees freedom of speech and religion among other things -- was ratified. "We've got the Papa John's pizza guys weighing in…

CNN Slams Papa John's Over Concerns About ObamaCare Costs; Insists Cla

August 10th, 2012 3:36 PM
Apparently CNN considers the stating of cold, hard economic realities to be risky partisanship now. Take the case of  Papa John’s 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.  [Video follows page break;  MP3 audio here.]

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…