A slice too far

Pizza Hut backs off presidential debate stunt after critics call ad too intrusive

After sparking widespread disapproval for attempting to tap into the Oct. 16 presidential debate, Pizza Hut yanked its offer of free pizza for life to the individual who asked the candidates whether they preferred sausage or pepperoni as a topping for their pies.


Instead of awarding the prize to a questioner of President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during the town-hall debate, Pizza Hut retooled the ad into an online sweepstakes in which one voter woul

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