Woman's joke recieves backlash from public

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  1. CrazedScotsman
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    Quote from article:

    Stone's photo shows her flipping off a sign and appearing to shout at the tomb in Washington, D.C., that asks for "Silence and Respect" at the Arlington National Cemetery. Stone and her co-workers were on a work trip last month when the photo was taken.
    After people posted comments critical of Stone, she posted: "Whoa whoa whoa... wait. This is just us, being the douchebags that we are, challenging authority in general. Much like the pic posted the night before, of me smoking right next to a no smoking sign. OBVIOUSLY we meant NO disrespect to people that serve or have served our country."

    Prank Photo at Tomb of Unknowns Sparks Backlash - Yahoo! News

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    I think people need to grow a damned skin! The picture is a JOKE, a PRANK, and 18,000 people have 'Liked' a Facebook page calling for these girls to get FIRED over it!

    Ridiculous!
     
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    I completely agree with her, she's a douchbag, but there's no law against it. I disagree with what she did, but she harmed no one and has every right under the fist amendment.
     
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    There's no law against stupidity and ignorance, but that's no reason to expect that her actions shouldn't have consequences, is it?
     
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    Both she and the photographer were fired.
     
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    She's 30. Time to grow up.
     
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    But isn't that the basis for the opposition to Political Correctness, one's inherent right as an American to be a douchebag? I believe it's in the Constitution.
     
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    Yes, she can be a total douche, which she clearly is. That's the law.

    It is also the law that other people can call her a douche.

    It is also the law her company can fire her for being a douche.

    Win/win.


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    Neither should have been fired over it. Dumb.
     
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    When someone spits on your grave, I'll remember that. Oh wait, nobody will care that they spit on your grave. I guess I can see where you're coming from :clap2:
     

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