In Chicago, CEO Chris Kempczinski of McDonald’s is being pummeled into making an apology for (what is turning to be) his reckless text sent to Mayor Lori Lightfoot “about shootings in the murder-wracked city.”
The WSJ also reports that the text just recently became public.
Mr. Kempczinski sent the text in April, shortly after the mayor visited McDonald’s headquarters after 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams was killed in her father’s car outside a McDonald’s restaurant.
Thirteen-year-old Adam Toledo was fatally shot by police a month earlier.
According to unfounded reports, Jaslyn Adams’s father has been accused of criminal behavior and 13-year-old Adam was armed and out In the Midnight Hour.
Who Will Speak the Truth?
From CEO Kempczinski:
p.s. tragic shootings in last week, both at our restaurant yesterday and with Adam Toldeo [sic]. With both, the parents failed those kids which I know is something you can’t say. Even harder to fix.
More Malarkey from Wokedom
All of wokedom came down on the CEO. “It’s clear to us you’re the one who has failed here,” said a group of 12 organizations, including the Service Employees International Union, in an open letter. “Your text message was ignorant, racist and unacceptable coming from anyone, let alone the CEO of McDonald’s.”
The group staged a protest outside the company’s headquarters.
In what apparently is a sign of our destructive times – saying in a private text that adults have some responsibility for the fate of their childrens – is unacceptable.
It’s a sign of our destructive times that saying in a private text that adults have some responsibility for the fate of their children is unacceptable. A spokesperson for Mayor Lightfoot criticized “victim shaming.”
The Chicago Sun-Times Homicide Tracker Reports:
As of Monday there were 693 murder victims in Chicago so far in 2021, including 57 under the age of 18.
Chicago officials fail to stop the carnage and apologize for nothing, while progressives focus on a CEO for a politically incorrect text.
McDonald’s Cowardly CEO?
Many would argue, shame on McDonald’s CEO for backing down to the Woke thugs. Sending a message to Mayor Lightfoot makes him appear spineless and insincere, as well as foolhardy.
More to the point, do Democrats really wonder why Americans are rejecting its woke ideology?
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