Kevin Glass
No, I'm not derogatorily referring the people who are in a tizzy over Chick-Fil-A's support of pro-family groups as "muppets." The actual Jim Henson-created Muppets are "ending their relationship" with the fried chicken fast-food chain in a show of support for gay marriage:

"The Jim Henson Company has celebrated and embraced diversity and inclusiveness for over fifty years and we have notified Chick-Fil-A that we do not wish to partner with them on any future endeavors," the company said in a statement posted on their official Facebook page.

The Henson company, named after the creator of lovable characters like Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, supplied their Creature Shop Muppet toys to Chick-Fil-A for children's meal packages but decided to sever ties after recent statements by the fast-food chain's Chief Executive Dan Cathy.

Cathy told the Baptist Press in a recent interview the company supported the "traditional family," and "the biblical definition of the family unit."

Never mind that boycotts are incredibly silly, as I wrote over the weekend. Jim Henson's Muppets just took the silly to a whole new level.


Kevin Glass

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