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Chik-fil-A-Quake: What the Media Didn't Say

Lewis103 Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 7:03 AM
This past Saturday, I treated my stepson for lunch at a Chick-Fil-A in Lakewood, New Jersey. The place was packed with customers being served by smiling, courteous Chick-Fil-A employees. It appears to me that the restaurant chain's long-term prospects are bright and perhaps have been enhanced by the publicity that this controversy has given them.

If the media reports an earthquake was a breeze in the forest, did the earth still move? I’m not sure TownHall Finance is the natural venue for that question, but I’m also not sure why the Denver Post—my local paper—put a significant political and cultural event on page umpty-something, in the business section.

If you didn’t see it with your own eyes, you might have missed something big last week. Under fire by gay activists and their media amplifiers, Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy unapologetically confirmed he supports the biblical definition of family as he understands it. This modern heresy quickly...