Tuesday, January 19, 2010

At first blush...

...it seems sort of admirable for Domino's to be admitting "yeah, our pizza was pretty bad." But then you think about it for a moment and you realize that, if you're willing to give them the benefit of the doubt and assume that they really do take pride in their work, then you have to conclude that they went for decades without anyone in the company realizing that they were producing a product more appropriate for constructing make-shift lean-tos out of than eating--which indicates an alarmingly systematic lack of discernment at all levels of the company. This is really about the strongest anti-Domino's argument I can think of.

Of course, it's more likely that they knew damn well what they were doing all these years, but only decided to make some token effort to address the problem when it started to hurt their bottom line. It's too bad they'd never admit as much, since that would be a much stronger pro-Domino's statement, in the sense that it would actually be a pro-Domino's statement.


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You should be an ad man.

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