FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS are tough places to work these days.
There was, for example, the video this week of a man berating and belittling staff at a Richmond McDonald’s. He first refused their request that he adjust his mask, then unleashed a series of F-bombs, demanding his food and finally stalking out — but not before dumping a cup of coffee on the floor.
Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops and a retired newspaper editor. He is a regular contributor to CFJC, publishes the ArmchairMayor.ca opinion website, and is a director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.