Skip to comments.Mapping Chick-fil-A Nation
Posted on 06/16/2014 10:28:25 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Over at The New York Times, Ashley Parker and Jonathan Martin take a look at the Chick-fil-A belt, an area covering thousands of miles of Southern suburbs and exurbs where new residents have little connection to the politics of the past. That hurts incumbents like Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who could once count on the projects and federal money they brought home to their states for political points.
The newly built communities where these new residents live Parker and Martin point to DeSoto County, Miss., and Henrico, Hanover and Chesterfield Counties, Va. are proving political minefields for members like Cochran and Cantor. They each lost those areas in primary elections this month. As residents migrate from one region to another, especially in their older years and especially from Rust Belt states to Sun Belt states, politics is increasingly national, and decreasingly local.
Naturally, that got us thinking: How can we map the Chick-fil-A belt?
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Them folks in GA and FL and NC likes to eat chicken!
How about a map of the Popeyes Chicken belt?
>> How can we map the Chick-fil-A belt?
I’d prefer to think of it as the Righteous Belt, but call it what you will... here’s a technique you can try: go out on Sunday morning and count the number of cars in the parking lots of local churches.
“How about a map of the Popeyes Chicken belt?”
that would be detroit, new orleans, atlanta..........
>>The lesson for Republicans running in primary elections: No matter how long youve served, your accomplishments for constituents back home matter little. <<
I don’t know what this guy’s politics are (looks liberal to me) but that isn’t the lesson at all.
Cantor lost because he LOST TOUCH with his constituents. He was so inside the beltway that he might as well have been on Mars. The LAST thing on Cantor’s mind was accomplishing things for his constituents.
This reminds me... they’ve opened two CFAs close to me in the last year. It’s almost lunch and I have a jones for a peach shake.
What’s with this Chick Til A nation business? I don’t get it. It is a national company. Though they aren’t in every state, they are in most of the country now. Yet this article talks about Virginia and Mississippi. What does Chick Til A even have to do with any of this???
The New York Times is mapping Chick Fil-A locations to make it easier for faggies to plan their invasion protests.
I have similar bewilderment.
Realize that NYT and WaPo folks are probably used to eating lunch where it’s 40 bucks a pop, and they’re viewing this like an animal in the zoo, a phenomenon to be analyzed.
Glad I’m not the only one bewildered.
Anyone else, please let us know. What exactly is the connection between Chick Fil A and these elections in Mississippi and Virginia? What is the connection between Chick Fil A and places in which many people from out of state have moved in?
Bizarre. Sounds like the author is doing a great job of reaching for something, anything, but the right answer.
Chick Fil-A has become associated with traditional beliefs & conservative politics since last year when its CEO cited Scriptural disapproval of homosexuality.
Faggies across the nation were enraged, threatening & in some instances carried out protest invasions of Chick Fil-A restaurants, complete with shouting & gross behavior.
The backlash came in the form of Chick Fil-A Appreciation Day when thousands of ordinary folks lined up to buy Chick Fil-A sandwiches. There were no counterprotests by faggies; the numbers were not in their favor.
Since then, some liberal mayors have denounced Chick Fil-A as “homophobic” and refused construction permits. The corporation naturally expanded its operations to locales more welcoming of Chick Fil-A products. The South, for one.
That’s it in a nutshell.
People pay to read this drivel?
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