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    PETA offers to spend six grand to fix potholes in city... if they can spraypaint "KFC Tortures Animals" on the repaired surface.

    Just days after Chattanooga officials learned that they were one of only four cities nationwide to receive a $3,000 donation as a result of the “Re-Freshed by KFC” marketing campaign, animal rights group PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) offered to double the grant amount if the city would allow them to place their own advertising on the repaired holes. However, the city turned down PETA’s offer. “We are not going to place ourselves into the middle of an argument between PETA and the KFC Corporation,” explained City Media Relation Director Richard Beeland. At issue was the adversting PETA intended to place on the repaired potholes that would have geatured an caricature of an evil Colonel Sanders and the slogan “KFC Tortures Animals”.
    “The city of Chattanooga receives donations from a variety of sources and is grateful for all of them, including that of KFC. While we appreciate PETA’s dedication and passion towards their mission, it would be inappropriate to accept their offer with the awkward requirement that would effectively use the city of Chattanooga to malign a particular corporation,” Beeland elaborated.
    Approximately 500 potholes will be repaired locally as a result of the KFC program, which was launched in March as part of a marketing campaign designed as a pilot infrastructure renewal program. “This program is a perfect example of that rare and optimal occurrence when a company can creatively market itself and help local governments and everyday Americans across the country,” said Javier Benito, executive vice president of marketing and food innovation for KFC.
    “Everyone could use a little help during these tough economic times and this initiative – like our commitment to provide affordable, freshly prepared chicken – is our way of carrying on Colonel Sanders’ legacy,” Benito explained.

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    I was reading this while thinking about what to do for supper for me and cidp24a. Does anyone besides me find it ironic that this thread gave me a craving and helped me make the decision to go get a KFC meal?
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    Tell PETA to bring the chickens here, I'll put them out of their misery and then eat them
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    I was reading this while thinking about what to do for supper for me and cidp24a. Does anyone besides me find it ironic that this thread gave me a craving and helped me make the decision to go get a KFC meal?
    Original , grilled or extra crispy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Original , grilled or extra crispy?
    Original, with mac and cheese, slaw. The leftovers made an egg-celent chicken salad that the better half is contentedly munching on right now. Maybe PETA will be pleased because I used grapes and walnuts to kick it up a little.
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    If anyone wants to chip in I'd like the fixed potholes to say "bring back roadside executions".
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