CEO of Papa John’s Pizza John Schnatter

Anti-Obamacare Rants Hurting Restaurant Brands

Papa John's, Denny's among the businesses affected

by Team Ebony, December 4, 2012

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CEO of Papa John’s Pizza John Schnatter

CEO of Papa John’s Pizza John Schnatter

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We've seen a number of intemperate anti-Obamacare rants from people in the restaurant industry, and there's at least a little evidence from the YouGuv Brand Index survey that some of the more high-profile opponents are suffering for it.

This is why, conventionally, business leaders exercise their political clout through behind-the-scenes activity or cloaked in the guise of trade associations. People aren't going to stop eating out if the National Restaurant Association gets involved in a high-profile political controversy, but Papa John's hurts itself by becoming the face of opposition to a signature Obama administration initiative.

 
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