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The Pizza Hut Presidential Debate Question

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Pizza Hut created some advertising controversy with their recent commercial targeted at tonight's presidential debate. It has been removed from the company's YouTube channel, but you can watch it below. In it, the chain puts it to the debate attendees to ask either candidate in this town hall-style debate the question, "Sausage or pepperoni?" promising a lifetime supply of pizza. But just hold on to your pizza peels, because the offer has since been withdrawn. After catching a lot of flack for the advertising stunt, Pizza Hut is taking the contest from the public forum to their own website. However, they attribute the change in the promotion to the egalitarian spirit that everyone should have a chance at free pizza at life, not just the attendees of the debate.

[Video: via Adage.com]

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