California Democratic Leader’s Call for In-N-Out Boycott Met by Resistance From Own Party

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An In-N-Out burger and fries is seen in front of one of its stores in this file photo. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

An In-N-Out burger and fries is seen in front of one of its stores in this file photo. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

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Anthony Grigore is a Democrat. But as he waited Thursday at an In-N-Out Burger in El Segundo for his meal, Grigore made it clear party loyalty would only go so far.

Just hours earlier, the head of the California Democratic Party called for a boycott of the famed burger chain after a public filing revealed that the company had recently donated $25,000 to the state’s Republican Party.

“Eating at In-N-Out is such a standard thing to do across California,” Grigore said, dismissing the boycott idea as a bit silly.

California has emerged as the center of the Democratic resistance since President Trump took office. But this activism might meet its match when it comes to In-N-Out, a California institution that some hold with the same level of esteem as the Golden Gate Bridge and Joshua Tree.

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