The New Yorker magazine goes snowflake over new Chick-fil-A restaurant

If you pay close attention to the New Yorker magazine, you will observe that the magazine feels that there is no place in New York City for a Christian based firm like Chick-fil-A. This is the sort of left-wing liberal progressive bias that passes for journalism in NYC. What could possibly be wrong with politely being served a chicken based meal? With the invasion of Chick-fil-A, there will be no Safe Space for them? Unbelievable.

As Written and Reported By Allahpundit for Hot Air:


A little diversion for a lazy Friday afternoon on which absolutely nothing is happening news-wise. The worst part of this isn’t the casual hostility towards Christians or the fact that the author seems so much a caricature of the tedious, ostentatiously right-thinking liberal intellectual that populates the New Yorker readership that the piece plays like a parody for the first few paragraphs. (It’s overwritten and his author bio notes that he lives in Brooklyn, deepening the parody suspicions.) Although both of those things are obnoxious in different ways.

The worst part is this sentence, which made me pause to pray for an asteroid to come and let our world start anew: “Its expansion raises questions about what we expect from our fast food, and to what extent a corporation can join a community.” What we expect from our fast food.

Cleanse this planet with fire.

New York has taken to Chick-fil-A. One of the Manhattan locations estimates that it sells a sandwich every six seconds, and the company has announced plans to open as many as a dozen more storefronts in the city. And yet the brand’s arrival here feels like an infiltration, in no small part because of its pervasive Christian traditionalism. Its headquarters, in Atlanta, is adorned with Bible verses and a statue of Jesus washing a disciple’s feet. Its stores close on Sundays. Its C.E.O., Dan Cathy, has been accused of bigotry for using the company’s charitable wing to fun anti-gay causes, including groups that oppose …..


New Yorker mag: What’s a Christian traditionalist business like Chick-fil-A doing infiltrating our city?


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