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Old 06-12-2018, 02:43pm   #1
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Good thing he's CEO otherwise he might be fired for eating the wrong sandwich.




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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey forced to apologize for eating Chick-fil-A during Pride Month

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ignited a backlash online after revealing that he ate at Chick-fil-A this month.

On Saturday, Dorsey posted a photo on Twitter with the caption "Boost @ChickfilA," showing he had saved 10% on a $31.58 order at the fast-food chain.

Critics immediately seized on Dorsey's support of Chick-fil-A, whose CEO has come under fire for his views on same-sex marriage, during Pride Month.

"You must love the taste of bigotry!" one person wrote in response.

"Why is Twitter boosting a notoriously anti-gay company during #PrideMonth?" another person wrote.

Among the critics was the former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien, who said, "This is an interesting company to boost during Pride month, @jack."

Dorsey responded: "You're right. Completely forgot about their background."

Some people supported Dorsey's decision to eat at Chick-fil-A, saying that it's "great" and that he shouldn't have to apologize for eating a chicken sandwich.

One person tweeted: "Don't give in to these people and their complaints. I'm gay and I LOVE ChickfilA. Ridiculous. Go on and eat that ChickfilA and post as much as you want about it!"

The backlash shows Chick-fil-A still has lingering problems with its brand image following remarks six years ago by the company's CEO, Dan Cathy, regarding his views on same-sex marriage.

Cathy set off a fury among gay-rights supporters in 2012 that led to nationwide protests after he told the Baptist Press that the company was "guilty as charged" for backing "the biblical definition of the family unit."

Reports soon emerged detailing Chick-fil-A's many charitable donations to anti-LGBTQ organizations.

For months afterward, protesters rallied outside Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country and held "kiss-ins," where same-sex couples kissed in front of onlookers and TV cameras covering the backlash.

Since then, Chick-fil-A has worked to shed its controversial image, and over time, protests against the chain have largely dissipated.

Given the backlash against Dorsey's Chick-fil-A meal, however, it seems the fast-food chain still has some work to do to move past Cathy's comments.
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Given the backlash against Dorsey's Chick-fil-A meal, however, it seems the fast-food chain still has some work to do to move past Cathy's comments.
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Jeezus. Don't these idiots have anything better to do?

BTW, I'm not gay, and I've never eaten at Chick Fil A.
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Jeezus. Don't these idiots have anything better to do?

BTW, I'm not gay, and I've never eaten at Chick Fil A.
some will tell you that if you are gay, and you do eat at Chick-fil-A, you'll explode at your first bite.
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some will tell you that if you are gay, and you do eat at Chick-fil-A, you'll explode at your first bite.
I'll never know.
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I'll never know.
Only because you'll never eat at Chic-fil-A?
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Only because you'll never eat at Chic-fil-A?
because he's still a closet gay
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I can see why people see Chick-Fil-A as such a destructive entity with all the hate they spread.



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It is a well-established fact that Chick-fil-A refuses to open on Sunday.

It's a tradition that has been in place since the company's foundational years. The company attributes the rule to Truett Cathy on its website: "Having worked seven days a week in restaurants open 24 hours, Truett saw the importance of closing on Sundays so that he and his employees could set aside one day to rest and worship if they choose a practice we uphold today."

However, in very specific situations, Chick-fil-A employees will spring into action on Sunday.

When the world's busiest airport closed for hours without power on Sunday, stranding thousands of passengers, Chick-fil-A employees made thousands of sandwiches for people stuck in Atlanta.

"While Chick-fil-A is always closed on Sunday, our restaurants open occasionally to serve communities in need," spokesperson Amanda Hannah said in an email to Business Insider.

This isn't the first time that Chick-fil-A has opened on a Sunday.

In 2016, following the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, local Chick-fil-A locations broke tradition to open on a Sunday. Employees worked to prepare food for first responders and people donating blood following the shooting at the gay nightclub, which killed 49 people.

In 2015, Chick-fil-A locations in Texas prepared free food for responders and others impacted by tornadoes that ripped through the state, killing 11 people.

According to Hannah, when Chick-fil-A opens on Sunday, the company does not make a profit. Instead, she said, it attempts to "do what we can to offer comfort to people experiencing hardship."
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Only because you'll never eat at Chic-fil-A?
I think he prefers wieners from Sonic. They drive right up to the car and stick it through the window.
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some will tell you that if you are gay, and you do eat at Chick-fil-A, you'll explode at your first bite.
hmmm...
I'm gonna mail-out coupons to a select group of people over the next few daze.
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There's an independent sandwich shop where I live called Jimmy's. They are extremely successful and always have been. Excellent food and people are lined up outside the door every day. They are closed on weekends. Imagine working in the food industry and having weekends off. Very little turnover there.
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Jeezus. Don't these idiots have anything better to do?

BTW, I'm not gay, and I've never eaten at Chick Fil A.
I've never even seen one.
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Chick-fil-A is OK, but I actually prefer KFC for fast food chicken
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because he's still a closet gay
then it must chap your ass that he's no longer local

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Dixie trolling Snide's closet homosexuality is priceless.
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Taking the family to Chick-Fil-A for dinner.
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Taking the family to Chick-Fil-A for dinner.
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