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Democracy In Action: 350lb Man Protests Wisconsin Restaurant’s All-You-Can-Eat Policy

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Two things about America: we believe in democracy, and we’re the most obese nation on the planet. Yes, more people would probably vote this year if they were given a plate of free food in exchange for casting a ballot. Having said that, here’s an example of what a true American patriot is all about.

No, it’s not necessarilly about yelling and screaming about our current president being a Kenyan Marxist, or sleeping in tents in public parks in the dead of winter to protest the excesses of wealthy Wall Street corporatists. Nope, none of that; instead, it’s about what one Wisconsin resident had the courage, and intestinal fortitude to do last Friday when he visited his favorite local restaurant:

THIENSVILLE, Wis. – A jumbo-sized restaurant customer is protesting after he was cut off from an all-you-can-eat fish fry near Milwaukee.

At 6 feet 6 inches and 350 pounds, Bill Wisth acknowledges he can pack away more fish than the average guy. But, Wisth wants Chuck’s Place in Thiensville to live up to its all-you-can-eat advertising.

After Wisth ate a dozen pieces of fish last Friday, a waitress refused to bring more. The restaurant says it was running out of fish and patience. They sent Wisth on his way with eight more pieces. Wisth called the village police. And he came back two days later with a picket sign.

Waitress Elizabeth Roeming says the restaurant has tried to work with Wisth over the years, even letting him run a tab that he hasn’t paid off. (source)

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As a fellow “fat boy” and lover of fried fish, I admire and applaud what this man has done. I could be wrong, but this might be yet another reason to get Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker out of there in the states recall vote on June 5th. Yep, something tells me that he’s behind this travesty as well.

 
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Published on: May 21, 2012

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  • http://theurbanpolitico.com/ Shady Grady

    Anyone who has a tab at an all you can eat place…no he doesn’t have a case.
    =)

     
    • http://rippdemup.com/ RiPPa

      Agreed!

       
  • Reggie

    I see he’s got a wait problem, he can’t wait to eat.  All he really needed was a big glass of water.

     
  • http://www.insaneasylumblog.com/ THE INSANE ASYLUM (MR. CHAP)

    I just had an idea. Restaurants who advertise “all you can eat” specials (non-buffet style) should sprinkle Sensa on every plate. Customers won’t make it past the second round.