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GOP governor blames Joe Biden & PETA for Chick-fil-A sauce shortage in strange plea for donations

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) sent a fundraising email this week accusing President Joe Biden’s “radical liberal policies” of taking people’s Chick-fil-A away in order to attack its Christian conservative fans.

“Joe Biden’s policies have REAL WORLD CONSEQUENCES,” Stitt’s email said, emphasis in the original. “He’s more concerned about appeasing woke liberals with his out of touch, radical, socialist agenda.”

Related: Texas governor called “pathetic liar” for claim that Joe Biden is trying to ban hamburgers

Last week, Chick-fil-A announced that it would be limiting sauce packets that they give out with orders due to “industry-wide shortages.”

CNN Business said that the problem was a “labor shortage and supply chain issues.”

“Is there no limit to how awful Biden’s America can get?” Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) tweeted last week, even though she nor any other Republican who blamed Biden could find any reason why Biden is responsible for the supply chain issues.

But Stitt’s fundraising email takes the story of how Biden took away your Chick-fil-A to another level, telling constituents to donate to his campaign in order to “END JOE BIDEN’S RECKLESS POLICIES.”

“We’re a Second Amendment Sanctuary State, fighting back against PETA’s vegan agenda, and are reopened for business!” Stitt’s email reads.

“Conservative governors are the absolute last line of defense. We’re fighting to block liberal policies and promote common-sense policies to bring down the price of gas, to lower the cost of groceries, and to make sure Chick-fil-A never has another sauce shortage.” (Emphasis in original)

Stitt’s email doesn’t explain even why he believes that Biden and PETA are responsible for the Chick-fil-A sauce packet shortage.

Conservatives have long felt protective of the chicken chain due to its Christian conservative donations and practices, like closing all restaurants on Sundays, as well as its homophobia.

The restaurant came under fire in 2012 when donations to the hate group Family Research Council and the conversion therapy group Exodus International were uncovered.

Chick-fil-A’s CEO Dan Cathy said that the business was “guilty as charged” when it came to giving to anti-LGBTQ causes, and he said that LGBTQ activists are “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.”

The donations continued until at least 2018.

The right rallied in defense of the chain, and in 2019 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) surrounded himself with Chick-fil-A products and signed what was dubbed the “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law. The bill was, according to Abbott, going to protect the multi-billion dollar business from religion-based “discrimination.”

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