Chick-fil-A lends its support to tea party protesters.


Today, Chick-fil-A is lending its support to the tea party protesters by providing a “free medium iced tea with any purchase.” Twitter user hayley842 posts this picture of a sign observed outside a Chick-fil-A restaurant:


The founders of Chick-fil-A, the Cathy family, “have been outspoken in their support of Republican social conservatives. Chick-fil-A has won praise from religious conservative for keeping its doors shut on Sundays.” John McCain spoke at the company’s suburban Atlanta headquarters during the presidential campaign. Next Monday, Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, will be addressing the Rocky Mountain Family Council, a conservative group dedicated to promoting “God’s design for the family to strengthen marriages and families in Colorado.”