Final Note

Nine-year-old gives McDonald’s CEO a talking to

Kai Ryssdal May 24, 2013
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Final Note

Nine-year-old gives McDonald’s CEO a talking to

Kai Ryssdal May 24, 2013
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This final note today, in which 9-year-old Hannah Robertson gives the CEO of McDonald’s a talking to.

Hannah showed up at the company’s shareholder meeting yesterday — accompanied by her mother, who is presumably the actual shareholder. Anyway, Hannah lined up at the mic during question and answer time and said to CEO Don Thompson, “It would be nice if you stopped trying to trick kids into wanting to eat your food all the time.”

Thompson said first off, they don’t sell junk food; that his kids eat McDonald’s. And that Ronald’s a pretty nice guy.

Sure…unless you’re afraid of clowns.

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