Cracker Barrel has come under fire for posting a photo of a rainbow rocking chair on social media.
Popular chain restaurant Posted The photo was posted on Instagram on Thursday to mark Pride Month in an effort to welcome the LGBT community.
“We are so excited to celebrate Pride Month with our employees and guests. Everyone is always welcome at our tables (and 🌈 lockers). Happy Pride!” Brand said.. (Related: ‘Don’t shove this down my throat!’: Joe Rogan slams target over ‘trans’ bathing suit)
The post reportedly received more than 2,000 comments within 24 hours. according to New York Post. Instagram users were polarized regarding Cracker’s Barrel Pride Month celebration.
Some said they would no longer patronize the restaurant.
One Instagram user declared that he had “lost his business.”
“I’m not taking my kids there. Actually I’m done with you,” another user posted.
“Now it’s on my blacklist. I’m a family of six and there’s a Cracker Barrel seven minutes from my house. We eat there six or seven times a year. The gift shop every time.” I will buy things in. You will not receive a single penny of my money anymore,” wrote another.
They deliberately and systematically seek to corrupt everything that the average conservative American enjoys.
They want to bow before the Rainbow God, even if they just want to eat Sunday Country Fried Chicken with their families. pic.twitter.com/pI9nAnTkmr
— William Wolfe 🇺🇸 (@William_E_Wolfe) June 9, 2023
Others expressed their appreciation for the restaurant’s celebration of Pride Month.
“Really! That’s great! I thought Cracker Barrel was anti-pride. I plan to visit more in the future, but I can’t get away from that chicken and gyoza, so I’m very grateful.” there was.
“I really love this! It takes me back to my gay boyhood growing up in a small town in West Texas and eating here all the time with my family. Suddenly I feel welcomed and loved Thank you ❤️,” wrote another user.
“This may be rainbow laundry, but as a queer southerner who grew up loving pancakes and baked apples…thank you for saying that 💗,” another post read. .
Cracker Barrels tend to be located in areas with strong Republican support.In 2016, former President Donald Trump won 76% of the county at the Cracker Barrel restaurant, according to pollster Dave Wasserman. I got it. Trump won just 22% of the counties with Whole Foods.
In recent weeks, several brands have come under fire for their Pride Month marketing. Bud Light’s partnership with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney sparked outrage and plummeted sales. Target also drew backlash after a post about its “tuck-friendly” swimwear and pride display for kids went viral on social media.