We hope this woman thinks idiotic photo was worth getting fired for11/22/2012
It turns out that decision to post a photo on Facebook of yourself appearing to shout near a "Silence and Respect" sign at a memorial for U.S. soldiers — while simultaneously flipping off the camera — wasn't the greatest one, as a Massachusetts woman has learned. Now-former nonprofit worker Lindsey Stone, who elicited speed-of-light backlash after posting the above photo from Arlington Cemetery, has been fired along with another worker from Living Independently Forever, an organization that helps adults with disabilities. The dismissal was reportedly largely in response to a viral "Fire Lindsey Stone" Facebook campaign, and we're guessing the whole incident isn't great resume fodder for Stone's future job prospects in anything that requires sensitivity. [Source]
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Are you glad she was fired, or did people overreact?