Conservatives Are Lining Up In Droves To Make 'Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day' A Huge Success

Today is Gov. Mike Huckabee’s “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” and based on early reports it looks like it will be a huge success for the company. Huckabee dubbed it “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” in response to some backlash from liberals over because of anti-gay marriage remarks made by its president and COO Dan Cathy in an interview last week.

Knoxville News Sentinel editor/reporter Jesse Smithey tweeted this picture of a long line of cars at a Tennessee Chick-fil-A:

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Photo: Instagram/@jessesmithey

Erick Erickson, editor of the conservative blog Red State, tweeted this picture and estimated the line was “a quarter mile long”:

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Photo: Twitter/@ewerickson

The Odessa American reported that the Odessa, Texas, Chick-fil-A doubled its profits this morning alone. More than 600,000 people had joined Huckabee’s Facebook group and pledged to go to a Chick-fil-A today.  

UPDATE: Here’s a photo tweeted by Yahoo political reporter Chris Moody, which takes you inside a Chick-fil-A:

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Photo: Twitter/@Chris_Moody

And here’s a tweet from financial journalist Roddy Boyd, who said the Chick-fil-A where he stopped was a “mob scene”:

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