Yu Can Eat Mor Chikin Now Again
Good news, deep fried chicken sandwich fans. You can once again choose Chick-fil-A as an option when you wish to indulge in a less-than-optimally-healthy lunch. Apparently corporate policy at Chick-fil-A has changed and according to at least one executive of the fast food chain, “The WinShape Foundations is now taking a much closer look at the organizations it considers helping, and in that process will remain true to its stated philosophy of not supporting organizations with political agendas,” clarifying in meetings with gay rights activists that this includes Focus on the Family and the National Organization for Marriage. It would seem that efforts to block the company’s planned expansion into Chicago and Boston will no longer meet with roadblocks from local officials.
Is this the company giving in to political pressure, responding to a boycott, deciding to step out of a media firestorm, or really changing its mind? Whatever explanation one offers, though, and however unclear a business plan might be, it needs to end up in the same place: one that fulfills Chick-fil-A’s raison d’etre.
Or maybe it was the kiss-in protest. Which reminds me about the lead photo for the article today — if you wanted to see video and more still pictures from the “kiss-in” protests, an afficiando has assembled a pretty good HD video of it all, with an editorial bias towards the younger ladies depicted in the photo. So, if you like that sort of thing, enjoy.