Wednesday, 25 July 2012 06:45
, former presidential candidate and Arkansas governor, has announced that August 1 will be "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."
His Facebook post begins: "I have been incensed at the vitriolic assaults on the Chick-fil-A company because the CEO, Dan Cathy
, made comments in which he affirmed his view that the Biblical view of marriage should be upheld." Huckabee says that "no one is being asked to make signs, speeches, or openly demonstrate." Rather, he simply wants people to eat at Chick-fil-A on August 1. He made it clear that the company is not proposing or promoting the day.
What are these "vitriolic assaults"? Why has Chick-fil-A been targeted?