Maybe There’s Another Reason

The head of the “Papa John’s” pizza parlor chain is blaming the National Football League for the downturn in his company’s business.

Seriously.

According to John Schnatter, Papa John’s founder and CEO, his company is a major advertiser on broadcasts of NFL games, ratings are down because people are angry about player protests and therefore not watching, and would-be customers aren’t ordering pizzas because they’re not seeing Papa John’s commercials.

Better advertising, perhaps, but better ingredients and better pizza? Hardly.

And Schnatter believes the people who run the NFL are at fault and haven’t done enough to fix the problem.

“Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership,” Schnatter declared recently.

The Curmudgeon has another theory: maybe the founder and CEO of Papa John’s should taste Papa John’s pizza.

 

 

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