- The Washington Times - Monday, June 11, 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday caved to social media backlash after he tweeted support for Chick-fil-a during LGBT Pride Month.

The fast-food chicken chain famously came under fire in 2012 after CEO Dan Cathy, a conservative Christian, revealed his disapproval of gay marriage. His comments and Chick-fil-A’s history of donating to socially conservative organizations sparked calls for a boycott, which only seemed to bolster the company’s success.

On Saturday, Mr. Dorsey tweeted about using the “Cash” app to pay for his meal at Chick-fil-A.

Liberals and LGBT activists criticized Mr. Dorsey for choosing to publicly support the restaurant during Pride Month.

A tweet by journalist Soledad O’Brien prompted Mr. Dorsey to admit his political faux pas, though his offending tweet still remains active.


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