Chick-fil-A has become the fast-food chain darling for the right after its president declared his backing of “traditional marriage,” which provoked the Chicago and Boston mayors into a brief call to block the chain’s expansion, and then of course an immediate countersurge of enthusiasm from social conservatives for the purveyor of processed poultry sandwiches. American culture wars, baby.
But wait — what if you’re a gay marriage supporter and can’t get enough of these sandwiches? (Surely a large segment of the population.)
A Washington lawyer, Ted Frank, has started “Chicken Offsets,” a Web site that will allow chicken lovers to give donations to two lesbian, gay and bisexual groups. (The only other “offset” this writer is aware of is from European airlines for passengers aghast at the environmental damage caused by air travel.)
“We promise your offsets will provide far more money to non-profits that support gays..