In a segment on Friday with MSNBC weekend show host Melissa Harris-Perry, Thomas Roberts, one of the daytime news anchors for MSNBC, took aim at former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s Facebook page calling for a “Chick-fil-A appreciation day,” saying if you’re for gay marriage and go to Chick-Fil-A that day, “you’re a chicken-eating Judas.”
Thomas, who is vocal in his support for same-sex marriage, said, “So Mike Huckabee says that Aug. 1 should be Chick-fil-A appreciation day, asking people to go out there and support them that day,” Roberts said. “So if you like marriage equality and you’re for marriage equality, and you go there that day — you’re a chicken-eating Judas. That’s what I’m telling you.”
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has also come out in support of the Aug. 1 appreciation day.