Ask a hamburger sequence to supplement a veggie burger to the menu and see what happens

Emily Byrd, a California-based communications manager for a Good Food Institute, wrote this week about her Change.org petition seeking In-N-Out to supplement a veggie burger to a menu.

In her “Veggie burger, or open enemy?” opinion square for The Times, she described a ensuing sarcastic online responses: “Many Facebook screeds job me: un-American, a fascist, a moron, delusional, an imbecile…”

Times readers were maybe some-more respectful though mostly dismissive of a petition notion. Our correspondents also indicate to other issues “uncovered” here — a wantonness attacks unleashed by amicable media and crafty marketing:

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Diana Jacobs in Los Angeles says simply:

If we wish a tasty burger, we do not go to a vegetarian Indian restaurant. The insolence to petition a association to fit your ambience is absurd during best.

Jeff Schermer in Woodland Hills, a vegan, asks:

As a vegan of 38 years, we find a petition to titillate In-N-Out Burger to offer veggie burgers definitely ridiculous. If we don’t like what a grill serves, don’t eat there.

Besides, if we are a doctrinaire vegan, since would we wish to support a place that goes opposite your principles?

Alice King in San Dimas creates an offer:

I adore a suspicion of In-N-Out offered veggie burgers and we will be a solid patron if In-N-Out will guarantee to use organically harvested soy beans. “Hold a Roundup insecticide, please.”

Laura Frisk in Encinitas is surprised:

As a vegan, we cruise my lifestyle to be one of affability and compassion. we suspicion we had come a prolonged approach given we went vegan behind in 1996. But it appears a strong vegan still produces fear in a hearts of carnivores.

William Goldman of Palos Verdes Estates sees a doctrine in this:

The vitriol she has suffered… is not during all about veggie burgers. It is about a act of villainous horrible assault, stable by a shade of amicable media. Ruthless insult that would never take place in chairman thrives in a universe of a unbiased keystroke. we resolutely trust amicable media has caused a polarization in a multitude since it facilitates vicious hit-and-run venom with no consequence.

And Mike Peduzzi in Huntington Beach applauds:

What fun to review this piece. we adore her pretentious warn during a Facebook reactions. This was, of course, accurately what she wanted. She’s a good communications manager. How about a exam of your sincerity, Emily? Go to your favorite vegan restaurants and ask them, in a name of diversifying their menus and earning aloft profits, to supplement boiled duck to their offerings. Let us know what happens.


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