Jerry (@rightinillinois) April 07, 2012
Over the weekend, conservatives discovered that Arby’s does damage control as effectively as it handles social media outreach.
After blocking conservative Twitter users unhappy with the chain’s decision to exclude Rush Limbaugh’s radio program from future ad campaigns, Arby’s decided to quietly reverse the blocks. No announcement, no apologies, and no offers of all-you-can-eat curly fries.
The newly unblocked Twitter users are not impressed.
One conservative suggested this controversy didn’t end well for the Arby’s employee responsible for the blocks:
That won’t be enough for conservatives who continue to have a beef with the company’s screw-up. Instead of hitting the drive-thru, the customers blocked by Arby’s are likely to drive on by.
One Twitter user reports that his account is still blocked by Arby’s: