I showed this e-mail to my husband with the idea that I may post it on my blog … in protest. He said it may cost me a friend.
After all, it was sent to her by a friend, someone who wouldn’t purposely spread false rumors.
This issue has been bugging me for a long time. I have finally decided to deal with it the way I do all problems … head on.
The Budweiser stocker reveals the tale to his neighbor who works for Pepsi. The neighbor then talks to his boss and Pepsi yanks their products—which ends in bankruptcy for the store owner.
Here’s the problem. None of this is true. There are similar stories such as this against Dunkin’ Donuts and other companies, which causes permanent damage to their reputation.
Don’t take my word, check it out for yourself:
This is a very upsetting situation. It’s the reason I rarely forward an e-mail.
Some of us have dozens of contacts on our e-mail list. Just think of the thousands, hundreds of thousands who have received this, read it, and believe it. And now, no matter what anyone says, there is no changing their mind.
And that’s a fact…
May Your Glass Always Be Half Full
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Over the Edge