Whole Foods http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22356/all en CNN Paddles Whole Foods CEO for Calling ObamaCare 'Fascism' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-paddles-whole-foods-ceo-calling-obamacare-fascism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-01-18-CNN-WholeFoods-ObamaCare.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's Carol Costello on Friday morning scolded Whole Foods CEO John Mackey for calling ObamaCare "fascism." She also questioned why he was entering the ObamaCare debate at all and lectured him that many of his customers would disagree with his opposition to ObamaCare.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-paddles-whole-foods-ceo-calling-obamacare-fascism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Carol Costello CNN Health Care John Mackey obamacare Whole Foods Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:29:58 +0000 matt.hadro 42297 at http://www.mrc.org Ex-Newsweek's Alter: Whole Foods CEO 'Throwing' Employees 'to the Wolves' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ex-newsweeks-alter-whole-foods-ceo-throwing-employees-wolves <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2012-05-01-MSNBC-BigAlter.jpg" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Thursday's <em>The Ed Show,</em> MSNBC analyst Jonathan Alter -- formerly of <em>Newsweek</em> -- chastised Whole Foods CEO John Mackey for using the word "fascism" while criticizing Obamacare, suggesting that he is less "enlightened" than liberal CEOs like Warren Buffett for not realizing that "The only reason that they have been able to be so suc</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/ex-newsweeks-alter-whole-foods-ceo-throwing-employees-wolves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Ed Schultz Health Care John Mackey Jonathan Alter MSNBC The Ed Show Whole Foods Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:39:43 +0000 42288 at http://www.mrc.org