Kroger's Bans Ice Cream But Allows Assault Rifles, Panera Decides That's Some F#/@ed-Up Stuff
In a sign of the lunatic state of our national landscape, it's considered a big deal that Panera Bread, without any outside pressure, just announced it's asking customers to leave their firepower at home, presumably on the premise that guns don't belong in a restaurant that boasts, "We are a symbol of warmth and welcome...We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are home. We are family. We are friends." This is great news, except that of course it shouldn't be news, except that it happened in a country - alas, ours - where in contrast the largest supermarket chain, Kroger's, bans skateboards, shirtless shoppers and any outside food but not bozos bearing military-style assault weapons, a policy they have attempted to explain away in a lame statement that makes no sense at all because the policy makes no sense at all. Wisely, Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense has decided to call out their insanity, launching first a petition and now a terrific new print campaign dubbed Guess Which One. Because, really, this is some f*cked up stuff.