Pizza Patron, a small Dallas-based chain, is offering free pizza, with a catch. On June 5th, you may avail yourself of one large pepperoni pie at no cost, as long as you order it in Spanish.
If one cared enough to take them up on the offer, there are plenty of translators on the internet that can turn "Large pepperoni pizza. By the by, you smell of elderberries." into Spanish. The question is, why would anyone bother? Their pizza is barely a step above the shovel-ready job my dog left in the yard this morning, and several steps below shirt cardboard smeared with tomato juice and Elmer's glue. But hey, it's FREE!
You really do get what you pay for.
That said, this promotion doesn't bother me. Their business, their rules. What DOES bother me is that if someone dared to offer a promotion available only to English-speakers, all hell would break loose. There would be cries of racism, even though Hispanic is an ethnicity, not a race. The Latino advocacy groups would spin themselves up so hard that they'd make a Tasmanian devil look like a calm, mellow creature.
Aren't double standards a beautiful thing?
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