According to reports, Subway franchise owners are over the disgusting, unpatriotic displays from anthem-kneeling Megan Rapinoe. The U.S. soccer star is one of the restaurant's spokespersons, but owners want her DROPPED.
Many of the franchise owners, along with customers, are expressing their disappointment with Rapinoe being featured in ad for Subway. They see her as nothing but disrespectful and not a true role model for the company, or for America.
“Late last month on a discussion forum hosted by the North American Association of Subway Franchisees, a Wisconsin store operator posted a picture of a hand-scrawled note from an irate customer taped to the front door of his shop,” Fox News reported over the weekend. “Boycott Subway until Subway fires the anti-American … Megan Rapinoe, the creep who kneels for our beloved National Anthem!” the note added.
“The ad should be pulled and done with,” the shop owner declared. “It gets tiring apologizing.”
Fox News reported:
“Your NAASF Board has already communicated with [Subway] leadership the concerns voiced by NAASF membership,” the group’s executive director, Illya Berecz, told franchisees, according to a letter obtained by The Post.
“I had a bunch of franchisees calling me on this today,” a lawyer who represents Subway franchisees told The Post earlier this week. “They are trying to get the ads pulled.”
“We are so politically divided in this country and Subway should have done more careful due diligence, without a doubt, before choosing [Rapinoe],” stated John Gordon of Pacific Management Consulting Group.
Franchises are charged 4.5% of their revenue to pay for a national advertising fund, which is controlled by Subway. The owners should have a say in who their money is paying to represent them!
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