That shrieking and wailing and stomping of Birkenstocks in Boulder Tuesday was not their outrage from the GOP Senate primary election, but the announcement by Whole Foods they are running away from home.
Why in the world would the grocery that liberals love, want to leave the Boulder Mother Ship? The company says it’s abandoning the 29th Street Mall in favor of a building near Coors Field because it’s a convenient commuter-rail ride to the airport.
Convenient excuse, is more like it.
We suspect it has more to do with the fickle love of liberals, jumping to boycott the grocery at the slightest slight.
Like when CEO criticized Obamacare and compared it to fascism.
“Technically speaking, it’s more like fascism,” John Mackey told NPR. “Socialism is where the government owns the means of production. In fascism, the government doesn’t own the means of production but they do control it. And that’s what’s happening with our health care program with these reforms.”
Mackey apologized for expressing his First Amendment right to free speech, but the boycott by liberals was already underway and conservatives were free to check out the store and fall in love with the deli.
Whatever the reason for their move, we’d like to welcome Whole Foods to Denver where we welcome free marker thinkers like Mackey.
Perhaps the new neighborhood will inspire some new marketing ideas, like expanding their deodorant shelves from the all natural ingredients brands to some that actually work. And, that not everyone is willing to pay a fortune for recycled toilet paper.