Sunday, June 3, 2018

Portland bakery fires two employees for refusing service to a black customer after closing time

By Thomas Lifson

It turns out that the comedy TV series Portlandia  may be a documentary. KOMO-TV, a Seattle station, reports on the latest manifestation of absurdity emanating from a city so absurd that it generated its own parody television series...............In my opinion, there is an inescapable presumption behind this firing: ordinary rules do not apply to black people. Failure to realize that any demand from a black person must be immediately complied with, no matter the rules that apply to all other people, is a firing offense, it looks like to me ........It gets worse:
The bakery's statement says that even though it does not consider the employees to be racist and that they were following the business's protocol of closing at 9 p.m., they were fired because "sometimes impact outweighs intent." The bakery also says in the statement that the way the employees went about denying the woman service, "lacked sensitivity and understanding of the racial implications at work." ...................More

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