Chipotle Temporarily Closes Restaurant After Rodent Video Goes Viral

For a company that’s facing a lot of flak for unsafe food, Chipotle hasn’t had a good time for the last two years.

The Dallas Morning News reported that Chipotle temporarily shut down the restaurant, located in a 100-year-old building in the city’s historic West End neighborhood, to assess the building’s construction.

The video showed rodents climbing a wall and others running around the Chipotle restaurant.

I would think that the restaurant manager was at least reprimanded and possibly lost his part or all of his performance bonus.

Read more about it at The Denver Business Journal.

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Walmart Criticized for “Back-to-School Gun Promotion”

Apparently, it was a prank, but the damage was done.

 

The photograph on social media included Walmart’s superhero-themed, back-to-school promotion with a gun rack in a sporting goods section. Initially, the company apologized and said the sign was being taken down but then began to question whether it had been there at all.

Read more about it at the New York Post.

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CNN Commentator Fired After Tweeting “Sieg Heil!”

Jeffrey Lord said he was mocking Angelo Carusone’s call to boycott Sean Hannity’s Fox News show, making a reference to censorship, when he posted the words “Sieg Heil!”.

CNN did not accept his explanation and fired him almost immediately.

 

Jeffrey Lord, the indefatigable defender of President Trump whose advocacy turned him into an unlikely political celebrity, was fired by CNN on Thursday after a convoluted Twitter exchange in which he evoked — mockingly, he said — a Nazi salute.

Mr. Lord received the news by telephone while on his way to CNN’s Manhattan studio in a town car provided by the network, which ferried him from his home near Harrisburg, Pa.

After Mr. Lord, 66, learned that his contract had been severed, the car turned around. “I didn’t have to walk; I thanked them for that,” he said in a telephone interview from the road.

Read more about it at the New York Times.

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