peachtreekeen: Food has always been a complex issue in the South, where the country’s most distinct culinary region often eats its supper against a backdrop of race and religion. So for a Southerner like Justin Breen, whether or not to go to Chick-fil-A is not as simple as choosing sides in a national cultural war that has pitted people who support the chain’s biblical position on homosexuality against those who do not. For Mr. Breen, a young motion graphic designer with many tattoos, a baseball cap and a best friend in the gay pornography business, the chain’s chicken sandwiches and waffle fries transcend all the protests and political symbolism that have played out this week. “Chick-fil-A is tradition,” he said after his regular stop for a chicken biscuit breakfast on Tuesday. Articles like this always make me feel really alienated. :( oh, hatred/discrimination? that little thing? just a Southern tradition. … how telling.