I’m not sure this helps.
After this, an apology without a lecture would have been better.
I would suggest someone download it, because I have a feeling it will not be up long. (h/t walnutdoor17 in the Tip Line)
1. I’ll go this far on his behalf: Smith got whacked with the clue bat. He felt it and, to his credit, responded. Unfortunately, he thought he was touched with a feather.
Many more whacks of the clue bat will be required to bring him to functioning consciousness. I wish him well on his journey.
2. What’s with all the thumbs-down’s on this post and the previous Smith post? Is LI being flash mobbed by leftist crazies, or by our crazies?
The more often LI articles get linked elsewhere, the more like/dislike votes we see, from link clickers, obviously. A few recent articles had likes way higher than usual. It seems the LI brand is growing.
Although I always appreciate LukeHandCool’s posts, I always click ‘Dislike’ because, well, it’s Luke.
That sounds plausible. I’d assumed that one has to register in order to vote, but maybe not. The site is too kludgy for me to be sure.
The LI Logistical Team assigns you the task of logging out and seeing if you can still operate the Like/Dislike function. Now I’m curious. I’ll try it and report back, roger, out.
I logged out and found I could indeed use the like/dislike function. I’m not sure whether ‘registered, but not logged in’ is the same as ‘never registered’ however.
No worries, Our ‘Enry!
I’ve always disliked myself!
I like you, Luke. In a good, manly, punch you in the arm kinda way, you understand…
Ouch, that hurt! I’m sensitive, you know!
We need to get Mr. Smith in here to lead us all in a big ol’ group huggy!
You keep this up, Trooper, and you won’t be able to buy a chikin samwich anywhere in Texas…
The “clue bat.” Good one.
William, you’re linked: ‘Hateful Chick-fil-A Drive-Up Guy Posts ‘Apologies and Clarifications’ to YouTube’.
Free cup of water: check.
Adam Smith gets a free job application at the drive-thru window.
[…] actions this way … we need to start seeing people as people.” He admits he failed his own test.Watch the video at Legal Insurrection. Keep in mind that Smith only had this remorseful response after he shot video of himself hectoring […]
Something else has been bothering me. This ass’s personality and judgment didn’t just go awry because he was so swept up by passion for a cause that doesn’t personally affect him.
This was calculated. Listening to the tone of the first video, he was sure he was going to achieve something. And then posting the video that had nothing ta-da in it… why? Who was expecting that video of his “detective” work to be posted?
I’m wondering what else he does for Democrat party politics.
The left think a semi apology makes everything all right. He can apologize all he wants but he did it deliberately and being sorry after the roof falls is nt good enough. This is his personality and he would have (and maybe will) do it again if he could get away with it. He had a right to do it under free speech but when using such bad judgment he must learn to live with the consequences.He wanted to disrupt thismovement and trick the kid into saying someting he could use against this movement. Just another leftie with an ax to grind no matter what. The ends justify the means, you know.
“I’m sorry it blew up in my face.”
“I’m sorry it didn’t occur to me that my employer would be upset about this.”
Rachel? Things got a little out of hand. It’s just this war and that lying son of a bitch Johnson and…I would never hurt you. You know that.
Liberals are psyhcos. He probably already has job offers lined up from other companies run by other liberal psychos. Why feel bad for him??? Sheesh people getting fired isn’t the end of the world.
A lot of that going around, in fact…
This is for LI’s unofficial graphic artist, Patricia, to work with, incorporating Mr. Smith goes to Chick-fil-A:
Also love to see a Bill Dyszel singing parody of the drive-thru moment that shook the world.
If you love parodies, fast food drive-thrus, and the TV show “24,” you’ll love this:
Jack Bauer and Tony Almeda at the fast food drive-thru.
Because I realized that many of the Chick-fil-A employees may feel a little hesitant about working the drive-thru window after hearing the incidence with this jerk, I figured out we need to do something nice for them.
Last night, before I met with my family at my town’s festival, I stopped by Chick-fil-A for an ice cream cone. I drove to the drive-thru window, paid for my purchase and received my cone.
And then, I told her, “Do not be ashamed of what you’re doing here. You guys are doing a great job! We all appreciate all that you do. Never forget that!” She thanked me, and then I drove away.
Maybe we should do the same for all the drive-thru workers there if we have a drive-thru order. Tell them they’re doing a great job and not to worry about the bullies out there, because they’re going to get what’s coming to them. How do we know?
“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” – Galatians 6:7
That bully who did that to Rachel got what was coming to him. In spades. He never expected for it to explode in his face in such a spectacular manner.
Maybe he should have thought about that before acting like a total jerk to a lowly employee at a drive-thru.
That’s great, duchessofkitty!
I always try to show my appreciation when I get good service from someone in a thankless job.
A couple weeks ago I took our daughter and her friend to see a movie.
The teenage girl at the concessions stand was so sweet and polite and helpful that I gave her a $2 tip and told her how much I appreciated her attitude compared to so many of her generation these days. I told her she’d go far in life and urged her never to change.
“I always try to show my appreciation when I get good service from someone in a thankless job.”
Man, talk about your beachball-sized straight line. I could smack it to Cleveland, but I won’t, out of deference for the rest of your post (I have two daughters), and because a straight line this fat is just too dang easy.
good lord, 7 minutes of disingenuous blathering. He builds his apology on a false premise, that all the people who turned out to support ChickFilA were doing it in support of some organizations that the business has donated to.
This guy is way too smart not to know that the vast majority of people came out because they were pushing back against government officials that felt safe in threatening the company over the religious views of the owner spoken on a religious program.
Smith’s apology NOT accepted.
“This guy is way too smart not to know….” Haven’t seen much proof of that, Darlene. Two stupid videos posts sort of point the other way on that topic.
I just heard from a reliable source that Adam Smith will be on ‘Survivor’ this next year. Also, I hear that MSNBC is trying to find a place for him.
You didn’t get that info from a smarmy little f**k named Harry from Nevada, did you?
Didn’t Dick Smothers play him in Casino?
Maybe if he dyed his hair white MSNBC could find a place for him…..oh, that one’s taken.
By the time you are an adult you should have learned that half-a$$ed apologies are not necessarily accepted nor do they excuse offensive behavior.
Sometimes you just have to deal with the consequences of being an idiot.
[…] Watch the video at Legal Insurrection. Keep in mind that Smith only had this remorseful response after he shot video of himself hectoring Rachel and took the time to upload that video to YouTube, evidently expecting to bask in the admiring applause of his fellow liberals. It was only when the self-righteous bully failed to gain the anticipated admiration — and indeed, became an instant symbol of the bullying intolerance of the anti-Chick-fil-A boycotters — that Smith experienced remorse. […]
Dude. Dude. Just. Stop.
Everyone just get out of the way and let him get it over with.
What a Drama Queen!
I think it’s nice, and assume it is well meant. Let him have his lecture, it’s nothing compared to what others have posted. Youtube allows anyone to post their feelings publicly, and he has done so (with this video, not the prior one) with dignity and without insulting anyone.
He insulted everyone with the lying premise on which he built his “apology” and the further lie that he, himself, is not a swisher.
In all my years of business, I have never heard a CFO talking so much nonsense about a corporation with a goal other than making money for shareholders. Adam Smith surely must know that Chick-fil-A’s CEO Cathy never said anything bad about gays and that he only supported traditional marriage. If we cannot agree to disagree, then we will always remain childish. Our gay (no doubt in my mind, starting with mannerisms) CFO cannot possibly be competent, because CFO’s (and I have been one) need to stay grounded in all financial matters, not personal peccadilloes. Are all gays insecure about God or only the ones shown on LI?
Queer as a $3 bill.
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