Skip to comments.A Fast Food Loyalty Rooted in Southern Identity (NYT goes there)
Posted on 08/02/2012 7:52:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
ATLANTA Food has always been a complex issue in the South, where the countrys most distinct culinary region often eats its supper against a backdrop of race and religion.
So for a Southerner like Justin Breen, whether or not to go to Chick-fil-A is not as simple as choosing sides in a national cultural war that has pitted people who support the chains biblical position on homosexuality against those who do not.
For Mr. Breen, a young motion graphic designer with many tattoos, a baseball cap and a best friend in the gay pornography business, the chains chicken sandwiches and waffle fries transcend all the protests and political symbolism that have played out this week.
Chick-fil-A is tradition, he said after his regular stop for a chicken biscuit breakfast on Tuesday...
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>> How in the world are they winning the culture wars?
Are they *really* winning the culture wars? They lose fairly consistently whenever it’s put to a vote.
Or is it just that they possess all the megaphones (teevee, movies, newspapers, music industry) that proclaim that “queer” is the new culture?
NYT agree’s with Obama....... Southerners are bitter clingers. Keep insulting us leftists. Hey North Carolina a secret White House source has told me Obama insulted your Grandmothers and BBQ!!
LOL! Kimmie... if there's a national cultural war instead of leftist temper tantrums, you might want to avoid rope and lamp-posts and the guys carrying torches and pitchforks.
They don't even understand when they get whooped.
I didn’t notice southern accents on the thousands of people who lined up to wait for hours outside the Chicago area Chick-fil-a restaurants yesterday.
What sort of person writes this crap?
Well, I think we know why they are winning the war.
Too many pussies.
An idjit. A leftist idjit. I could continue, but it would be piling on.
BINGO!...U nailed it completely!
We’re settin’ pretty, what with fracking and all. Pipelines, refineries, steel production, aircraft mfg (Kansas).
Canada to Texas.
Little different deal this time, IMHO.
They aren’t winning the culture war they just want to spin the narrative that way so you’ll give up. What Libs don’t understand is there is nothing forward or progressive about wickedness it has been around since Satan got kicked out of Heaven, since Cain killed Able, since the beginning of time.
I wonder if the weenies who write articles like this realize that if they drive ten miles beyond the limits of any city in America they will find basically the same culture that supports Chic-Fil-A in the South. Another ten miles and they will be in deep, dark flyover country, where the natives go to church and vote solidly Republican.
They speak of industrialization and becoming a part of modern America, but still holding on to identity, Professor Ferris said...”
The commies tried to attack the first amendment and shove their stinkin’ thinkin’ up our butts like they own us. They don’t own us and now they are messing their diapers after seeing the public, once again, remind them that they are a teeny weeny minority of knuckle dragging perverts and freaks of nature.
In the book of “How do we fool ‘em next?” this creative “smart” liberal came up with the a demeaning divide and conquer lie that the protest was only in the South and had to do with our love for food. We are to believe that the only Christians in the US reside in the South. Liberals are ghastly and ghoulish liars.
And by the way, the failure face NYT is only paying for this bigot’s on line connection because the Ford Foundations gave them half a million dollars to keep the doors open. Soon this pitiful excuse for an American will be on the street with the OWS stinky people where he belongs.
they’re winning the culture wars because christians are not spending enough time with your children. evangelical should be focus on the family first. I watch my neighbor spend an inordinate amount of time at church events while his kids are messed up from lack of attention. I know more about what his kids are doing then he does.
Thats why, after checking with a gay friend to make sure he was not offending him, Mr. Morrison decided to continue to eat at Chick-fil-A
After checking with his friend in the gay porn industry? He’s gayer than his gay friend by miles. The east coast crap in this story makes me want to puke. The writer knows not the south or our people or food
Obama insulted your Grandmothers and BBQ!!
I insult their BBQ too. They cook with the right wood, but their sides are disgusting. Mayonaise in the cole slaw?
Ding Ding Ding, I think we have a winner
What sort of person writes this crap?
A whore for the progressives would be my guess........
What???? What in the world is complex about meat and two veggies, perhaps some bread and sweet ice tea?
Ain't no backdrop of "race and religion" at my home. You're hungry, you eat. Okay, you eat AFTER you say a prayer because God provided the food (and also if you tasted my mama's cooking, sometimes it needed blessing). But how in the WORLD does race come into it?
Kim Severeson: Severson, who is openly gay, served as vice-president of the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association. She has written about the economic and cultural impact of being a lesbian without the benefits of legal marriage.
You can count on the NYT to know how to get ahold of a gay porno producer. Probably a personal contact.
The same type of person who teaches in HS and college.
They’ve got the minds of our children and expect to win in a decade or so.
Truer than you may think. It is no coincidence that they find the people they do to profile.
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