Bud Light Loses Top Spot as America’s Favorite Beer, as Company Co-Sponsors All-Ages Drag Show Party
In a stunning turn of events, Bud Light has lost its crown as America’s number one beer. Its sales have been overtaken by a Mexican competitor, marking the first time since 2001 that Bud Light has not held the top spot. This loss comes as Bud Light makes some questionable decisions, such as co-sponsoring a controversial all-ages drag show event.
In the four weeks ending May 28, Modelo Especial’s store sales skyrocketed to over $333 million, an impressive 15.6% increase compared to the same period the previous year. Bud Light, on the other hand, saw its sales fall to $297 million—a massive 22.8% decline compared to the same time last year. It seems Bud Light’s sales slump may be due, in part, to the company’s decision to align itself with the radical left LGBTQ movement and to embrace controversial events, such as an all-ages drag party in Flagstaff, Arizona called “Pride in the Pines.” This event is being billed as “family friendly” and a “safe space” for all visitors. Photos from the event show infants and young children interacting with drag performers.
Other companies co-sponsoring the June 17 event include Old Navy, Toyota, and Coca-Cola USA. While there was no nudity in any of the photos, it is important to note how the term “family friendly” can differ significantly depending upon the community in question. For example, one Pride event in West Hollywood, California featured men portraying a graphic BDSM sexual act, something that many Americans would not classify as appropriate for a family event.
Should any inappropriate content emerge from the Flagstaff drag show, it could further damage Bud Light’s already dwindling sales and the company’s reputation. As Bud Light makes these controversial choices, it is clear that consumers are voting with their wallets, turning to alternatives such as Modelo Especial. With Bud Light sales declining at an alarming rate, the brand’s executives ought to