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Sarah Huckabee Sanders 86’d At Red Hen For Being, Well, For Being Sarah Huckabee Sanders

"According to further comments he made on Facebook, this was a decision made for moral reasons. You know, like how Christian bakers can't bake cakes for gay weddings for "moral reasons?" Just like that!"

By Robyn Pennacchia as originally published over at Wonkette and reposted here with permission

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If you are ever in Lexington, Virginia and are looking for a nice, farm-to-table restaurant with a quality clientele, look no further than The Red Hen! Last night, Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family went to go eat there, and found that she was not exactly not welcome.

On Friday night, server Jaike Foley-Shultz posted on Facebook that he waited on Sanders for all of two minutes before the owner came over and asked her to leave. According to further comments he made on Facebook, this was a decision made for moral reasons. You know, like how Christian bakers can’t bake cakes for gay weddings for “moral reasons?” Just like that!

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While most comments were people cheering the restaurant on, there were a few “So much for THE TOLERANT LEFT!” type commenters as well. My personal favorite was this person who doesn’t know what a civil rights violation is, or the distinction between a chain of restaurants and one that is individually owned:

Civil Rights Violation??? Starbucks re-trained all their employees for treating a non-customer in a shabby way. Red Hen just laid a HUGE egg!

And this lady who thought she could SUE!:

Shame on The Red Hen. I really hope your business declines. This is not fair to any person. To humiliate a person and their family is wrong. If I was Sarah Huckabee I would sue this business for discrimination practices based on religious & political affiliations.

See, this is really where the right should bother to learn about these kinds of things. Somehow, it seems they all got the same memo falsely claiming that “political affiliation” is a protected class and that you can sue people if they discriminate against you on that basis. In reality, where the rest of us live, people can be refused service for any reason (like a lack of shirt or shoes), unless that reason is because they are a member of a protected class. So, if Huckabee-Sanders were being asked to leave because of her race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, etc., thatwould be a civil rights violation. There is no legal basis for discrimination against people who are lying liars or Republicans or Trump administration officials. Unless being a lying liar is a part of Sanders’ religion, which as far as we know it is not, she couldn’t sue for religious discrimination either.

Sanders has since responded on Twitter:

Yes! They say that she, unlike you, is a person with actual moral convictions.

Here, for the record, is Huckabee Sanders explaining that Trump would support bakeries putting signs in their windows saying that they would not bake cakes for gay weddings due to their religious convictions.

It may surprise Sanders, the Bible Scholar, to know that there is actually a whole commandmentagainst lying. Religious liberty!

This has, of course, not been a good week for Trump officials at restaurants. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen thought it might be a good idea for her to go to a Mexican restaurant this week after defending the administration’s Interment Kamps 4 Kids. It was not! Perhaps they should take a cue from the young bucks of the Trump administration and just not leave their houses ever.

If you’re feeling so inclined, you can leave a nice Yelp review for The Red Hen here.

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37 comments on “Sarah Huckabee Sanders 86’d At Red Hen For Being, Well, For Being Sarah Huckabee Sanders

  1. While I am certainly not a Trump fan, I thought the Red Hen owner was out of line. If I owned the restaurant, I would have served her, and then politely asked to eat elsewhere in the future. Reminds me of the kind of non-sense when I lived growing up in NYC, and my Co-op board wouldn’t allow Barbara Streisand to apply to own an apartment in our building. Just because we embarrassed daily by Trump, doesn’t mean we should be publicly mean spirited to those unfortunate enough to be working under him.

  2. The Red Hen has good taste!

    I actually laughed harder at her comment about always showing respect for other people — so many to quote but how about this most recent show of respect, quote her: “I know you may have trouble understanding even short sentences . . .” during one of her very receptive, respectful and kind press meetings.

    and don’t forget about this rat face bastard:
    https://nypost.com/2018/06/20/protester-yells-fascist-at-stephen-miller-dining-in-mexican-restaurant/

    We most likely won’t get the chance to see trump dining out for a couple of reasons. He even told us long ago that he goes for burgers and KFC because the food is prepared in advance and he feels sure it is not therefore poisoned specifically for him – and just to be safe, he usually sends someone else to pick up the food for him as an added precaution.

    I would like to think that someone in his own kitchen is at least spitting in his 2 scoops of vanilla!

  3. It’s hilarous how Sanders is being abused for standing alongside Trump. We all know that were he Obama, this wouldn’t have happened despite that he told America they were wasting their time voting at all for a president who he found unworthy to succeed him.

    Sad for liberal America having become that which they profess to reject.

    • :'(

      Who knew there were so many conservative snowflakes? That’s a rhetorical question, of course, anyone who pays attention knows that conservatives are by far the biggest snowflakes on the planet. They can dish it out, but once they get it back… quelle horreur!

      • Yankee Doodle

        Has nothing to do with our “feelings” getting hurt. We don’t need cry rooms to deal with our feelings. The anger comes from the hypocrisy of the left!! You are fine if someone believes just as you do. If they don’t they are evil, liars, horrible, deplorable irredeemable. ignorant, sexist, racists bigoted people. You dehumanize anyone who has different opinions than you. I follow the facts and listen to all sides and decide truth based on what I see and read for myself.

        Throwing Sara Saunders out is a prime example of Bigotry! Democrats believe there way is the ONLY way and other opposing views are to be squashed and destroyed. They are all about destroying whoever gets in their way. I have seen it time and time again. From local elections to college campus to everywhere in between. As a conservative I am actually scared to express my opinion to anyone for fear of reprisal. That is not freedom that is tyranny. The lies and deceit from the Democrats over the last 8 years and not even a peep. It makes my stomach churn! Hillary Clinton, Obama, Comey, Clapper, Rice.. OMG I could go on and on and on. Real lies, real corruption but the left can get enough of them. They can do no wrong and are welcome any and everywhere! Please! Get a reality check!!!! Trump is the most amazing president of our time. You are just too twisted to see it. Everything single thing the left does is fine and ok and if the conservatives are even suspected of anything you throw a hysterical fit! Get our of your little box, dig and research the real facts and find your own truths not just what politicians and the media spoon-feed you. The truth will come out as it always does.

  4. I believe it is very important to note per reports that she asked THE STAFF of the Red Hen what they wanted her to do….as they include people who have felt the sting of this adminisration. Real showing of democracy and concern by an employer.

  5. Karma. Sarah is a wife and a mother doing her job. She does not make decisions. Does politics and the media have to be in everything we do? What a shame.

    • Oh, Pleeeze — she absolutely made a decision — to work there! No one forced her. Politics is her job and If she is willing to be the disrespectful lying snotty woman at the podium, that is her decision. The media would also show if she was a kind passionate person; they are not creating her, only exposing her.

      Karma is what is coming back at her now. When, not if, but WHEN the head liar is tossed, she will need a lot of luck finding a new job. She will carry the stink with her just like Kellyanne does. That’s their job and we don’t have to like ’em.

  6. Murphy, the media has no plans to show anything that Trump does as anything but negative. Even a broken watch is right twice a day and Trump has stumbled on some really good things. The Korea(s) are talking again. Where’s the celebration?

    She gives what she gets. The media pit is not that nice…. even to Obama. They are disrespectful at the very least. You need to step back. Human decency is at stake here.

    Are you really suggesting that a woman who has a job today has to be “picky” in what she does? That she has SO many options that she can pick and choose what she does? That she DESERVES to be disrespected? That a woman should EVER be disrespected in this way? Is that what you are suggesting?

    The US has had immigration problems for 30 years. Those “cages” weren’t constructed under Trump. You can believe the media or you can look at the timelines. Neither Republican, Democrat, nor whatever Trump is has solved this problem.

    The media is interested in ratings. Kind and passionate don’t boost ratings.

    Karma is an unkind deed being paid back. Let’s see what happens to Red Hen. Bookmark this. We’ll talk again in a few years.

    Peace to you.

    • trust me – I am well informed and do not need some trump lover explaining to me anything about human decency. LOL!! If she cannot handle her job then she should go now and maybe with luck find a new job — plenty of people before now have held that job for the entire administration — the number of people that have passed thru that podium just during assface’s time in office is a joke! He treats the media terrible and would prefer complete control over the media — like in Russsia. He thinks the way to govern is as a Dictator – that is very clear from his behavior and who he showers with his fake praise. None of the world leaders (other than the Dicks) have one ounce of respect for him, with good reason!

      Your game of putting words in my mouth by saying “are you saying… bah blah blah” won’t work. I am perfectly capable of saying exactly what I mean. Hell yes, women can be picky about what work they do and how they do it. What century are you living in? Pray tell, what world are you living in?

      Immigration on our southern border is not the issue that has the majority of Americans enraged – it is the complete failure of assface to treat people, human beings, WOMEN, with respect and be civilized! The man is completely incompetent, almost illiterate, and has no concept of how to define a strong leader. He is, by far, the worse president this country has ever had and I pray never again!

      He is a pathetic excuse for a man. You are the fool here. By the way, you need to read the definition of karma — it goes both ways — and the only karma in store for him and the jerks that support him, lie for him, is not gonna be the good karma.

      • Murphy, I am and have always been a Democrat. I am what you call a moderate. I apologize for putting words in your mouth. Your behavior in this thread speaks for itself. Just because i want people to respect each other does not mean that I am a “Trump Lover”. Let’s be honest here. I work for a company. I still get a paycheck. The world is still here. I even get a little more money to help my family. Sarah getting kicked out of a restaurant is just a small symptom of a much larger problem. You’ve used the standard shtick to shut me up by calling me all kinds of names. They mean nothing to me. When was having a different opinion a crime? Where does common sense go when Trump is put into the equation?

        If Sarah was asked to leave because she worked for Obama how would YOU feel about it?

        My local politicians affect me much more than anything the president is doing. Again Immigration and minority rights have been broken for as long as I have been alive. The problem isn’t Trump. It’s our media and government in general. Even with all the problems, there is no place ANYONE I know would want to live.

        The media is a very powerful. Instead of acting like petulant children rebelling from their father they could concentrate not on a PERSON but a PROBLEM. One at a time each of societies’ woes could be addressed, the public swayed, the problem solved.

        Our news stream is just a bunch of turmoil now. Our government representatives just responding to any train of thought that creates the most turmoil while collecting all the money and benefits that they’ll need for their lifetime.

        Do you understand what is happening Yemen? The mainstream media only reports things that make you see red. It’s really interesting but you have to look for it. Just like you have to look for anything, except what Trump had for breakfast yesterday and how that is bad for farmers.

        Any here, two intelligent human beings call each other names. Great.

        Peace to you.

  7. Ultimately what will happen is this: Sarah Huckabee Sanders will quit (probably by the end of this year) and sign a book deal worth millions of dollars. It’s inevitable.

    • Anonymous

      Cole Sear: I see Trump supporters.

      Malcolm Crowe: In your dreams?

      [Cole shakes his head no]

      Malcolm Crowe: While you’re awake?

      [Cole nods]

      Malcolm Crowe: Trump supporters like, in Red Hen restaurants? In other towns?

      Cole Sear: Walking around like regular people. They don’t see each other. They only see what they want to see. They don’t know they’re issuing death threats to Red Hen restaurants that are totally unaffiliated with the one that kicked Sarah Sanders out.

      Malcolm Crowe: How often do you see them?

      Cole Sear: All the time. They’re everywhere.

      • It’ll take more that a sixth sense to make sense out of a psychopath and his henchmen. Even in a fictionalized setting on Trump-world nothing makes sense because we are witnessing a broken mind who by his nature surround himself with wicked, nasty and sour people.

  8. tambatheman

    Telling Sanders to get out is not the same as telling a black person to get out. Another the gay cake case altogether. All three cases are different. One is a stand against injustice the second is a case of racial discrimination it’s stupid and it’s barbaric. The third is sexual orientation discrimination. Each with their own context. Discrimination on it’s own is not a bad thing, it’s context makes it appropriate or not. Choosing not to serve someone because religion or race is not the same thing as making a political stand against injustice and cruelty. The gay case, the owner chose not to write a message he found disagreeable on the cake, which he is entitled not to write.
    Good on the restaurant for standing up to injustice and cruelty.

  9. Anonymous

    I agree. Sarah being ask to leave is not on a par with the gay wedding cake, or any other serious event. She relishes being dishonest at times that is of her own accord, i would ask her to leave as well. That is far less offensive than misinforming millions of people every day and at times loving the hell out of it
    .

  10. Anonymous

    Mrs sanders is like all of us employee we all dislike some things at work but keep on working I agree with all this administration is doing but no SOB is going to kick me out of no
    Restaurant because I voted for trump
    I’d have their life saving in my bank account before they knew what hit them
    Allot of hungry lawyers out their where is Gloria
    Oops it’s a republican women being shun if it was democrat she’d be
    Next to her in heart beat.

    • LOL! OMG! LOL! So many thoughts but just not in the mood this morning. . . so I am going to assume your illiterate and ignorant rant is simply sarcasm. Were you pounding your chest and screaming? I am trying to get an image but tears of laughter is blurring the picture. LOL!!

      • well, there is no legal basis for a suit.

        but i would agree with that commenter on one thing: there are certainly a lot of hungry lawyers out there who would at least be willing to give it a shot.

        the problem in this case is that it’s just not worth it unless what you’re after is the media exposure. that is, why sue “The Red Hen”? I don’t know the first thing about that restaurant, but my guess would be that the monetary incentive just isn’t there for a high profile attorney. If you’re making a mil a year or hell, even a half mil a year, why bother trying to extract some kind of settlement from a privately-owned eatery?

        I’m sure that’s probably what Sanders thought to. Something like this: “yeah, it’s extremely annoying, but you know what? fuck it. i’ve got bigger things to worry about than the “Red Hen.”

        • therealheisenberg, I hope that is how Sarah is taking it. She is bigger than all of us if nothing else comes of this. Much more important things to worry about.

  11. Although I’ve read the constitution countless times and quite familiar with civil rights laws, I just combed through applicable provisions of both, and I’m persuaded that when a “public officials,” comes to a restaurant who the merchant believes is provable liar, that the merchant has a First Amendment right to ask the customer to leave and, moreover, a “public official,” is not a person within a protected class under the constitution or civil rights laws who is entitled to remain and be served.

    Perhaps if Sarah took a Dale Carnegie course, took up meditation and practiced loving-kindness, things might change for the better.

  12. Yankee Doodle

    The anger comes from the hypocrisy of the left!! You are fine if someone believes just as you do. If they don’t they are evil, liars, horrible, deplorable irredeemable. ignorant, sexist, racists bigoted people. You dehumanize anyone who has different opinions than you. I follow the facts and listen to all sides and decide truth based on what I see and read for myself.

    Throwing Sara Saunders out is a prime example of Bigotry! Democrats believe there way is the ONLY way and other opposing views are to be squashed and destroyed. They are all about destroying whoever gets in their way. I have seen it time and time again. From local elections to college campus to everywhere in between. As a conservative I am actually scared to express my opinion to anyone for fear of reprisal. That is not freedom that is tyranny. The lies and deceit from the Democrats over the last 8 years and not even a peep. It makes my stomach churn! Hillary Clinton, Obama, Comey, Clapper, Rice.. OMG I could go on and on and on. Real lies, real corruption but the left can get enough of them. They can do no wrong and are welcome any and everywhere! Please! Get a reality check!!!! Trump is the most amazing president of our time. You are just too twisted to see it. Everything single thing the left does is fine and ok and if the conservatives are even suspected of anything you throw a hysterical fit!

    • Tell me you “truly” believe what you are saying when it’s the ACLU, the most liberal organization in the country that fights for the rights of nazis to march through the streets of Skokie, Ill. Tell me you “truly” believe what you are saying when it was the ACLU, in 2012, which helped the Ku Klux Klan adopt a highway in Georgia when the state blocked its request, and the ACLU sued the state to help the KKK adopt its stretch of highway. When Rush Limbaugh accused Florida officials of unlawfully seizing his medical records in 2004, the ACLU was by Limbaugh’s side. It filed a friend of court brief for him. When Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy said in 2012 he believes marriage is between a man and a woman, city mayors in Boston and Chicago wanted to give the Christian-owned restaurant the boot. But the ACLU very publicly had Chick-fil-A’s back. And the ACLU filed a brief arguing that criminal charges against Oliver North and his Iran-contra colleagues should be dropped because North’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination was hopelessly compromised when he was forced to testify against his will in congressional hearings.

      Where does hypocrisy come from if not from the facts on the ground. Republicans claim they are pro-life and assert the right tell a women what they should do with an unborn within their womb.

      But if Republicans truly gave a crap about life, if they were for life, it would be a quality life. A quality life for the mother and the child, prenatally, while giving birth and post-birth. But That’s not what is done.

      Republicans abandon these women and children immediately after birth and do and have done everything they can to remove every single safety net available, from food, insurance (all of it if they could), day care, housing, education, and cut off wherever possible each arm of government from helping them. When these same children have learning disabilities or get in trouble with the law they are treated like crap.

      The entire concept of forcing a woman to come to term who is not ready by mental age, by finances, by desire, by health, by mentality, or by will to bring her child into this world is the greatest example of republican and conservative hypocrisy I’ve ever witnessed.

  13. As an aside, Yankee Doodle, the singular proper name in this room adjacent to the words posted below it that make it abundantly clear that the writer has anger issues evidenced by the express words used in the post is you.

    You should take a moment to read out loud what you write. I’m certainly not angry about anything. Murphy is playing you. H obviously is having a ball seeing Sarah deservingly asked to leave and feeling so shamed she had to use her official twitter account to seek revenge and “out” a merchant in a tiny town in VA., which she knew would cause her and Trump’s brown shirts to raise holy hell upon the merchant’s business. A page taken out of the Goebbels’ playbook.

    It’s for that very reason, her act of using her official twitter account to seek revenge knowing the consequences, that evidences her ill will and malice and why she doesn’t deserve her job or a seat in any restaurant where she is not wanted. She doesn’t deserve either.

    • I think when a Restaurant owner continues to run down the street and continue to harass a patron who left politely after asked then it says far more about them as a person. They created the situation and they have to accept consequences for their actions. It was not ok the way she or any of the Trump family or cabinet have been treated.

      • I agree, a restaurant owner should not run down the street and harass a patron who left politely after being asked; and, “if” a restaurant owner runs down the street and harasses a patron who left politely after being asked, it does say far more about the restaurant owner as a person.

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        As to whether it’s proper as to the way “she or any of the Trump family or cabinet have been treated,” I am unable to “speak on it,” not knowing what you are writing about.

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