University Professor fired after Insensitive Post

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Hurricane Harvey

Scribe:  N. Tru Bass 18817

Email:  ntb@thethinkering.com

 

University of Tampa professor fired after insensitive social media post.   The University of Tampa reporting having to sever ties with a visiting sociology professor who refered to the Harvey aftermath is karma for the city.

Kenneth Storey said, “I dont believe in instant Karma but this kinda feels like it for Texas. Hopefully this will help them realize the GOP doesnt care about them.”  Racial and poitical tension has been front and center since November 16 when the sitting president was elected. 

People in Tampa and St. Petersburg are in the Hurricane sweet spot the University released a written statement that included, “As Floridians, we are well aware of the destruction and suffering associated with tropical weather,” according to the university’s statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all impacted by Hurricane Harvey.” The missive continued, “Storey has been relieved of his duties at UT, and his classes will be covered by other sociology faculty.”

I guess the moral of this story is two wrongs don’t make a right.  

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