MEDIA BIGOTRY: The New Yorker hates on Chick-fil-A over 'pervasive Christian traditionalism'

Of all the infuriating things about America right now, there is one problem that towers over the rest. I’m talking, of course, about Chick-fil-A.

First of all, the late founder of this restaurant chain had the audacity to believe in the American dream. Imagine the audacity of Truett Cathy and his company to exploit America’s free market system by making a good product, that people actually want to buy.

Then to slowly grow their business over several decades, from a single family-run restaurant to the third-largest fast-food chain in America (behind McDonald’s and Starbucks), providing hundreds of thousands of jobs along the way. How dare they.

Even worse --- that Chick-fil-A would remain closed on Sundays, as if this was still the Eisenhower era where it was common to believe in God or something. By closing on Sundays, Chick-fil-A is clearly proselytizing. I’m sure they’ll soon be checking your Jesus card before you’re allowed to place an order. No shirt, no shoes, no Savior --- no service.

What backward hicks.

Now those hicks have crossed the line. They’ve dared to open four locations in Manhattan, with plans for a dozen more. And to hear this tragedy described by Dan Piepenbring in the New Yorker over the weekend, you would’ve thought Nazi recruitment centers had opened instead. His article is titled “Chick-fil-A’s Creepy Infiltration of New York City.”

Why does he think it feels like a “creepy infiltration”? Because of Chick-fil-A’s “pervasive Christian traditionalism.” He says Chick-fil-A’s headquarters in Atlanta is “adorned with Bible verses and a statue of Jesus washing a disciple’s feet.” Wait, a statue of Jesus --- a Jew! --- demonstrating lowly service? Oh, the humanity.

This progressive has a problem with Chick-fil-A because of its founder’s religion.

He says, “proselytism thrums below the surface” at Chick-fi-A restaurants. And to think this poor man had to step inside one of these Jesus-indoctrination-chicken-centers for this story assignment. That’s just cruel.

This progressive has a problem with Chick-fil-A because of its founder’s religion. That doesn’t sound very tolerant. But he also has a problem with them because they’re so darn good at what they do. He writes, “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...”

He’s clearly freaked out that someone would dare to integrate aspects of their faith and values in how they run their company. But, typical of modern journalists, he never pauses to consider that perhaps those ingredients are precisely the reasons why Chick-fil-A lines are wrapped around the block... even in New York City.

Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

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