You knew this was coming. We may be city slickers from way back, but we know one thing about good 'ol boys: You cross one over, y'all better prepare for a goddamn ba-rawl. Ford may soon learn that lesson in spectacular (or at least really, really annoying) fashion. The company had averted a boycott with the Reverend Donald Wildmon's Tupelo honeys at the American Family Association, which had been planning a widespread protest over Ford's "pro-gay" support, by cutting back advertising in gay media. Then, Ford quelled outrage from the gay community by effectively reversing its decision, which has now led the AFA to consider renewing its boycott threat. Yep, someone's definitely gonna lose an eye in this here barroom, I'll tell you what.
GM gets earlier start on '07 SUVs [The Detroit News]
Ford Responds to Gay Community, Gay Community Applauds [internal]