Skip to comments.World's largest Wendy's franchise owner stands with Chick-fil-a after controversy
Posted on 08/01/2012 11:37:57 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
BOONE, NC (WBTV/WIS) - The owner of the largest Wendy's restaurants franchise in the world showed his support for competitor Chick-fil-a with a message on some signs in the Carolinas.
WBTV has learned of at least one Wendy's sign in Columbia, South Carolina that read "We stand with Chick-fil-A" on Wednesday morning.
A couple of hours later, that sign was taken down.
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The cynic in me says he got a good look at the free publicity and the lines forming at the Chick-Fil-A.
More businesses need to do the same. It would send a message to the gay mafia that they have lost this war.
apparently, disagreeing with gay marriage means you hate gay ppl
It's been reported that CFA had their best day ever. I can't blame any Wendy's franchiser for wanting to get in on that.
Exactly! I’ll bet some CEOs are pondering making some comments of their own.
In truth, I think it would be hilarious if all large fast food chains would come out and say they stand as one with Chick-Fil-A.
My wife came up with a funny line she heard at work. If may have made it’s way here already, but here goes.
So some people are going to boycott Chick-Fil-A for saying something homosexuals don’t like. Are they going to stop buying gas too since homosexuals in some OPEC nations are executed?
Oh, it’s smart business alright. And I have no doubt that you’re correct about the “best day.”
I was going to stop there and buy some, but there was so much traffic, they actually had a couple of cops out directing, and a looong line in the parking lot.
LMAO Yep, less lice, less cooties, less stinky female armpits with hair...
But the company back stabbed him; and, totally misrepresented the issue as "serving all regardless.."
lol! I’m in San Diego and am elated that the ‘normal’ crowd will no longer be dining at CFA.
One Nation under God. If we cannot agree with God in public, then free America is dead.
Seems that Wendy’s franchise’s took the correct action and supported Chick-fil-A but the upper management decided to force them to shut down their support.
I’s say that I would no longer have to support Wendy’s after this and am really disappointed in them - they were one of my favorite burger joints.
Too bad, it seems that way too many want to jump on the bandwagon of tolerance (ie. political correctness) - but it’s really just a worse form of intolerance! Too bad that most of these folks don’t know the difference.
The Constitution spells out the problems and the solutions but nobody seems to listen these days!
Sounds pretty good huh.
It would be interesting to know how many peope CFA served today compared to a normal day.
I’ll bet it was thousands more per many units.
The left reportedly got about 100 people out to complain. We got literally thousands out there to spend money.
Complaining doesn’t cost money.
Supporting the fast food chain does, and our side still got many more out there.
Can you see how hungry good people are, to find a good cause they can support? This may be the start of a new movement in the U. S. The nice thing about this is, it’s something Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics can support with glee.
If I were the Obama team, I’d be changing my underwear about now.
That may have been what started it, but she didn’t see it in this format to my knowledge. I could be wrong, but she didn’t mention it.
Thanks for the graphic. Nice...
Has In ‘N Out come out with a statement? There’s too many threads to keep up with.
Yes, as though Chick-Fil-A refused to serve gays, and that was the basis of the controversy. It is a disgusting lie, and a reason to avoid Wendy's restaurants not owned by this franchisee.
I think Chick-Fil-A will enjoy an ongoing substantial increase in their business. This isn't just a one-off surge. They are now on the conservative map.
This came from an otherwise quiet individual who never chimes in on things political. I do believe this issue has affected many that way.
And you are right...the intolerant left has awakened a passion in the Right, a passion that could cost them big; here's hoping it does.
The corporation is going to clamp down on this guy
Whoever does that ‘DU funnies’ thing should turn in on what Democratic Underground is saying about appreciate
CFA day. Hilarious
It would be cool if CFA took another step and tongue-in-cheek made their gallon of sweet (or unsweetened) tea on sale on Tuesdays....
Tea Party Tuesdays
I am sure he will.
Thanks South40. Great comments I can easily identify with.
Yes, here’s hoping it does!
No surprise here. Wendy’s is a quintessential capitalist success story just like Chick Fil A. And they were pioneers in proving you can make a gigantic fast food chain that can still serve fresh food with at least some semblance of standards unlike McDonalds or Burger King. A kind of chain that even food lovers normally adverse to fast food can enjoy from time to time with no shame.
So of course they would side with fellow capitalist success stories and support fellow business men by what they bring to the table rather than personal values and beliefs.
Will do! You take care also, my FRiend. :-)
My Gdaughter-in-law is the same and she posted this: "What a blessing to see so many people supporting chick fil a today!! Took 15 mins to order food and there were cops directing traffic when I left, but also got the opportunity to witness to two ladies who had no idea why they were so busy today!! :-))."
And then there’s those bright bulbs at Penney’s....../s
Sitting her wondering when FORD will announce that they support traditional marriage. Or perhaps Harley Davidson. Seems to increase business.
Good for them. Could that be one of the many reasons why Wendy’s has become the number 2 fast food joint after McD’s. Beating out BK now a days.
Absolutely. Yesterday was the equivalent of a very expensive advertising campaign. Those are typically designed to reward existing customers and entice new customers. Some percentage of the new customers linger. I'd say that CFA got 10s of millions of promotional benefit from this.
Exactly! We do not eat out a whole lot. On the rare occasions that we do, and when it's "fast food", CFA becomes our default pick.
Same here from a friend who called me at 7:30 last evening reporting on his seeing a quarter mile backup at a CFA. He bent my ear for 20 minutes.
Now does anyone have a list of pro-liberal cause businesses? Let's really make them pay!!!!!!!
I know after seeing the rainbow oreos, I'll never buy a package of them again.
It’s too bad the press flunked English. “Owner of World’s Larget Wendy’s Franchise” would have removed the ambiguity regarding the size of the franchise versus the size of the owner.
Strangely believe it, there may be a considerable backlash as well.
The long lines of cars extending for blocks and blocks slowed traffic and often blocked the entryways for other merchants. Those merchants put up signs saying please don’t block entrance but sometimes the flow was such entrances were briefly blocked.
There is also reciprocity to stand on his side. He owns the buildings, not Wendy’s. If the crapola gets too heavy from corporate, he can always change the facade of the building. They are doing that at a closed Wendy’s right in front of my office.
I’d click your link, but I don’t want to soil my computer or spoil my day.
If they were smart (big if) they would have done the same and anyone not willing to wait in the line would have gone to them instead. Or, those who were in line would patronize that establishment when they wanted something other than chicken.
Yeah, I was gonna ask, exactly how big is that guy? 6’6”, 400 lbs?
Supporting traditional marrage is what started all this.
They are pushing this to become a hate crime in the name of PC.
Years ago I used to go over there just to see what those people think
They have absolutely no language standards...much less moral standards
A total cesspool
I was in a CFA in Orange County, the line was out the door and around the building... we didnt have time to wait. So I walked to the front of the counter, got the manager and handed her a 20 and said take this... she started laughing saying No No , I pointed to her and said TAKE IT! She did, and it was apparent I was not the only one that had done it that day.
“The Constitution spells out the problems and the solutions but nobody seems to listen these days!”
Good post. Bears repeating.
The CFA I went to yesterday handed out coupons for a free sandwich with your purchase. They want to insure all the new customers come back!
I went to DU and read each post.
If I were a tactical or strategic theoretician for the Left I would be gravely concerned at the devolvement of my foot soldiers from thinking activists who engage and regroup and reengage, to fearful hopers who rely on the power of clique-identity reassurance slogans to push away recognition of dangerous turns in the tide of battle.
There is no difference between dismissing your enemy as just a “cowardly running dog of the capitalist oppressor-pig” and a “homophobic KKK Christian hater bigot”. Both are chosen blindnesses when estimating the adversary.
I am not Christian. I am not a bigot. I am not a homophobe. I am not experiencing or expressing the emotion of hatred.
I am very angry at the destruction of my nation’s spine, viability, culture and freedom. My ideological adversaries are displaying internal dissonance and refusal to acknowledge and engage in the shift and rebalance of forces, terrain and motivation that is taking place.
It is positive for us, and should be exploited. Louder accusations of hater/racist/whatever-phobe should be quietly encouraged on the part of the Left. It betrays their state of impotence and fear, which is unattractive to the undecided. It is akin to a hitchhiker screaming “You’re ugly!” and flipping a middle finger to a driver who slows, but doesn’t stop to donate a ride.
It is not a non-positive indicator. Let us look to provoke and exploit additional broadcasted vulnerabilities as opportunities arise.
Fauxcahontas. “You didn’t build that.” Ban soft drinks and urge cops to abandon post. Drive hard with statesman-level directives on the status of Jerusalem and the truth about culture and poverty. Encourage debate on issues ridiculous to the public and set examples of leadership that publicly address the huge.existential concerns of the masses.
This is straight out of Mao. A little unusual that one of their primary and effective playbooks has been forgotten but where there is a gap, drive a spear.
I believe you're right. I couldn't get close to the local CFA yesterday. However, in the future, they are my fast food place. I generally don't eat much fast food, maybe only once or twice a month. But now, when I do, it'll be CFA.