Mainstream Media Blacks Out Chick-fil-A Story?

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    I was at one in line for two hours, it was the most peaceful polite "protest" I ever witnessed. I didn't get one thing I ordered and I believe neither did most but NOT ONE bit of complaint from either side of the counter. All spontaneous, all American, and all ignored for the most part. No hate involved.

    Mainstream Media Blacks Out Chick-fil-A Story?

    Mainstream Media Blacks Out Chick-fil-A Story? | The Weekly Standard


    Wednesday was Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, and Americans flocked to the fast food restaurant in response to criticism of COO Dan Cathy's opposition to same-sex marriage (as well as threats from the mayors of some major cities). The photos of long lines and traffic jams reveal the extent of the restaurant's support--for some it's about traditional values and for others it's about freedom of religious exercise and speech in the face of government intimidation. There are even rumors that Chick-fil-A set a new world record for sales in a single day, though the company has yet to release any sales numbers.

    But you wouldn't know anything about the national phenomenon by reading the front pages of most of the country's leading newspapers. There's no mention of Chick-fil-A on the front pages of the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and the Boston Globe. The front pages of USA Today, the Dallas Morning News, and the Houston Chronicle have small headlines about the restaurant, while Chick-fil-A's hometown paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, fits in a story below the fold under the heading, "Chick-fil-A Controversy." And the front pages of major news websites are quiet in their coverage as well.
     
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    Dunno what coverage it got but if it gets none tomorrow after the gay kiss in then I'm fine with it. Equal coverage or no coverage.
     
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    Free advertisement for Chick fillet is demanded?
     
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    Well, can't show the leftist moonbats for what they really are...
     
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    The Main Stream Press Refers to the Networks and Major News Papers in American, not the AP. Most Americans only Hear what the AP has to say, if the Main Stream Media Chooses to repeat it. They did not.
     
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    Don't go to a Chick-Fil-a tomorrow.

    You might catch AIDS.
     
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    Are you that Naive? they will cover that. For sure.
     
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    I'm going tomorrow to offset the stupidity. I hope many more do. Drown out the hateful left.
     
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    Chick-fil-A food fight rages on - Under God - The Washington Post

    5th link on Google. Try not to move the goal posts and be so stupid next time.
     

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