Are you freaking kidding me?
Chick-fil-A has come to New York City and the New Yorker magazine is treating it like the island of Manhattan is being invaded by the Borg.
Chick-fil-A’s arrival in New York City feels like an infiltration, in no small part because of its pervasive Christian traditionalism. https://t.co/wnhMrMBN6z
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) April 13, 2018
It’s a chicken joint for Pete’s sake!
The writer of this absurd article is one Dan Piepenbring who, apparently, is the official arbiter of all things acceptable in Manhattan.
Here, let me give you a little taste of this humorless dink’s article:
It’s worth asking why Americans fell in love with an ad in which one farm animal begs us to kill another in its place. Most restaurants take pains to distance themselves from the brutalities of the slaughterhouse; Chick-fil-A invites us to go along with the Cows’ Schadenfreude.
Are you kidding me?!
Most people who saw the ads with the cows saying, “Eat mor chikin” had a nice chuckle.
Not so this insufferable idiot from the New Yorker.
Honestly, I’m embarrassed for this guy.
Read the whole thing and you are left with the distinct impression that the only food he would eat “mor” of contains soy.
Defenders of Chick-fil-A point out that the company donates thousands of pounds of food to New York Common Pantry, and that its expansion creates jobs. The more fatalistic will add that hypocrisy is baked, or fried, into every consumer experience—that unbridled corporate power makes it impossible to bring your wallet in line with your morals. Still, there’s something especially distasteful about Chick-fil-A, which has sought to portray itself as better than other fast food: cleaner, gentler, and more ethical, with its poultry slightly healthier than the mystery meat of burgers. Its politics, its décor, and its commercial-evangelical messaging are inflected with this suburban piety.
Good grief. Take the stick out!
It’s a freaking chicken joint!
What a complete and utter snob.
I guess it never occurred to him that he doesn’t have to eat there.
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