Feathered Bastard

Doug Ducey's Record at Cold Stone Creamery Again on Blast

It's like 2010 all over again, in more ways than one, when it comes to the self-described "conservative ice cream guy," Republican state treasurer and wannabe governor Doug Ducey.

Back in 2010, Democrat Andrei Cherny opposed Ducey in the treasurer's race, and took aim at Ducey's leadership of Cold Stone Creamery, which ended in 2007, after Cold Stone was sold to Scottsdale-based Kahala Corporation, and Kahala cut Ducey loose.

Kahala since has sold a controlling interest in its company to Canadian investors. But Ducey's reign at Cold Stone resulted in a lot of ticked-off franchisees, who blame Ducey and Cold Stone for them losing their shirts.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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