The PJ Tatler

Obama Curse?

Last Friday, Obama visited the Chrysler plant in Toledo, and told workers that without them, who would eat at Chet’s [restaurant] or patronize other local businesses?

Today?

Co-owner Richard Lawrence of New Chet’s Restaurant in Toledo says business has fallen victim to the economy and the workplace smoking ban approved by Ohio voters in 2006. He told The Blade newspaper of Toledo on Wednesday that auto industry cutbacks also hurt.