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Re: Justine Sacco's Racist Tweet Gets Her Fired

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It's definitely offensive. However, if it wasn't brought up by the media, she'd still have her job.

Things like this will ALWAYS be brought to attention. It's too easy to become public enemy #1 on the internet. Thats why you use fake names to post stuff like this, especially if you are a PR of all things.

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Re: Justine Sacco's Racist Tweet Gets Her Fired

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It's definitely offensive. However, if it wasn't brought up by the media, she'd still have her job.

Exactly. I'm sure plenty of people have already said stupid and/or offensive things. Only now, saying it on the internet can get you in a huge heap of trouble.

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NikeMurphDawg wrote:
It's definitely offensive. However, if it wasn't brought up by the media, she'd still have her job.

Exactly. I'm sure plenty of people have already said stupid and/or offensive things. Only now, saying it on the internet can get you in a huge heap of trouble.


Also add that people have a e-lynch mob mentality.

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That's pretty dumb and ignorant of her to tweet those, and she would have kept her job if news media didn't involve themselves in it. AIDS can affect people from all races and ethnic backgrounds.

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Is it racism or just stupidity?

 

I think her comment wasn't so much racist as it was just ignorant and dumb.  Who really thinks you can't get aids because you are "white"????

 

 

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Is it racism or just stupidity?

 

I think her comment wasn't so much racist as it was just ignorant and dumb.  Who really thinks you can't get aids because you are "white"????

 

 


Perhaps it was...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarcasm?

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Isn't this a few days old?

 

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Matthewsike1st wrote:

PLYMCO_PILGRIM wrote:

Is it racism or just stupidity?

 

I think her comment wasn't so much racist as it was just ignorant and dumb.  Who really thinks you can't get aids because you are "white"????

 

 


Perhaps it was...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarcasm?


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There is but one way for her to get out of this situation...pocket sand

 


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Re: Justine Sacco's Racist Tweet Gets Her Fired

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lol, I didn't realize that she was a PR executive. That is just too funny.

I'm sure she was just trying to make a joke but still, how stupid can you be?
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