You wanna know what's stupid about the world today? Nobody can own their shizz. It's never their own fault, it's always someone else's fault. That's basically what Papa John was saying since sales have decreased hardcore lately for him -- he's not trying to figure it out internally or maybe improve the product, he's pointing fingers at the NFL and blaming all of the protesting going on.
Well, until he realized that wasn't the smartest move to make, and immediately tucked his tail between his legs and apologized.
The statements made on our earnings call were describing the factors that impact our business and we sincerely apologize to anyone that thought they were divisive. That definitely was not our intention.