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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Gays? (contd.)

My weekend column muses on the use of state power to punish dissent from party orthodoxy — i.e., Boston and Chicago Democrats promising their base a Chick-fil-A executive in every pot. Shortly after I filed the column came this news:

We are saddened to report the news to you that our dear friend Don Perry, vice president of public relations, passed away suddenly this morning.

Don was a member of our Chick-fil-A family for nearly 29 years.  For many of you in the media, he was the spokesperson for Chick-fil-A.  He was a well-respected and well-liked media executive in the Atlanta and University of Georgia communities, and we will all miss him.

Mr. Perry apparently had a heart attack. The forces of tolerance respond accordingly.

Mark Steyn — Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist.

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