Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Oprah Ain't Got Nothin' on Chick-fil-A
It's been a little over three years since Oprah created a stampede to KFC restaurants when she attempted to give away free grilled chicken through her show, but Oprah ain't got nothin' on gay marriage.
What today's Chick-fil-A appreciation day reveals is politics and social issues appear to be a bigger driver of sales than limited time, free promotional offers. And unlike KFC who was forced to turn customers away, Chick-fil-A has been able to meet the overwhelming demand that has resulted in the need for police to help with crowd control inside and out of the restaurants and managing traffic congestion at the chicken chains drive-thru's.
Twitter and Facebook feeds are alive with debate as supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage discuss the issue.