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Krispy Kreme recently announced a promotion - anyone who comes in with a CDC card showing that they've received both their Covid-19 vaccinations gets a free doughnut.  Every day.  Until the end of 2021.

But sometimes, you just can't win, and no good deed goes unpunished - even though what Krispy Kreme was doing could be described as targeted marketing.  KC has some thoughts about misguided outrage.

Content Guy's Note:  After I recorded this commentary, Krispy Kreme announced a new promotion -  a free coffee and doughnut for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, every Monday until May 24 - that seemed designed to lower the temperature of the doughnut discourse.  But that doesn't affect the essence of my argument.