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Schadenfreude: Mommy Warbucks shuts
her purse on The Atlantic's lefty denizens

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Posted By: earlybird, 5/22/2020 3:11:11 PM

At a time when the news is filled with stories about small business–owners making humongous sacrifices to save their employees' jobs, and corporations and governments are running ads saying "we're all in this together," billionaire wifey investor Laurene Powell Jobs (estimated net worth: $32 billion), whose cash keeps the left-wing Atlantic Monthly afloat, has pulled a Bloomberg on the Atlantic Monthly staff and laid off a large number of them. Her minions did it just as unemployment hits double digits, so with the job market collapsed, these newly laid off staffers can get ready for new careers as Walmart greeters and Amazon deliverymen. They're hopping mad about it.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mushroom 5/22/2020 3:13:19 PM (No. 418989)
For this crowd, I will say it. You need to learn to code.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HPmatt 5/22/2020 3:45:18 PM (No. 419005)
Can apply to be a government Covid-19 contact tracker....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: frew 5/22/2020 3:45:24 PM (No. 419006)
I hate to see people lose their jobs, but for David Frum I'll make an exception.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/22/2020 3:47:03 PM (No. 419008)
Hey Libs, You do Crappy work, You get crapped on. Grow up, Shut up and learn to be a human instead of a parasite!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 5/22/2020 3:51:45 PM (No. 419013)
Bwahahahahahahahahahaha! The Atlantic has just had a red pill moment! The truth is ugly, isn't it?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 5/22/2020 4:09:14 PM (No. 419018)
As my Dad said to me when I wanted to quit college and move to Colorado, "Well, son, the world needs ditch diggers also."
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grounded 5/22/2020 4:40:14 PM (No. 419033)
Memo to butt-hurt lefty Atlantic pink slippers: The bottom line is still the bottom line. Only an idiot would pay to keep on employees if they cease contribute to the Bottom Line.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Omen55 5/22/2020 4:59:07 PM (No. 419048)
All of dem have outlived their use to her. So I leave dem with this song. $$$ makes the World go around....
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Reply 9 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 5/22/2020 5:03:03 PM (No. 419051)
Her new name is Laurene "Bottom Line" Jobs! This woman is a business woman first, lefty or not. She is running that magazine as a business, not a charity, lefties. It all comes down to profits, and Atlantic wasn't cutting it. Yes you former and current employees, learn to code! Welcome to the real world!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Strike3 5/22/2020 5:45:25 PM (No. 419079)
Let's all spell it together, my left-leaning friends: NON-ESSENTIAL. Second opinion, you are liars.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 5/22/2020 6:01:49 PM (No. 419089)
It couldn't happen a better group of leftist propagandists. Learn a marketable skill....besides lying in print.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: JimBob 5/22/2020 6:19:04 PM (No. 419107)
I remember back in the '70's and '80's, when General Motors was laying off auto assembly workers 10,000 at a crack.... not to mention the cascade effect of all the parts suppliers shutting down and more thousands and thousands of people losing their livelihood, towns and cities left rotting with their income cut off....... and the Media, bragging about their new Japanese cars, could not have cared less. As far as these guys are concerned........ My Give-A-Dam's Busted.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/22/2020 6:51:42 PM (No. 419144)
Enjoy your 'Staycation'. You can learn to play the Oboe with all that spare time, Unemployment will kick in sometime around late August if you get online and apply right now.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 3XALADY 5/22/2020 7:03:00 PM (No. 419158)
As we deplorables have had to do since the 90's, I'd tell them to put on their big boy and big girl panties and deal with it. You can do this. We did. Thankfully I'm retired and out of the job market. But I sure had my share of what they are going thru. No sympathy here.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 5/22/2020 7:44:28 PM (No. 419198)
As Trump disassembles the Leftist media by exposing their stupidity and making them powerless, the power players are starting to look for more functional allies. It is delightful to see these media losers find out they have no real value. In the end, THAT is why they hate Trump; he is an existential threat to THEIR corrupt and destructive existence.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: RuckusTom 5/22/2020 8:15:51 PM (No. 419224)
Are you telling me there isn't high demand for radical, left wing "journalists" / propagandists?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 5/22/2020 11:50:07 PM (No. 419316)
Now what are they going to do with their major degree in Gender Studies with a minor in Woman's Studies... Straight A's and nowhere to go... Haaaaaa!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/23/2020 3:07:44 AM (No. 419371)
I don't know why the Atlantic's demonrat sycophant's are so mad about being fired. Haven't they learned by now that demonrat billionaires will always stab you in the back once you've fulfilled a demonrat billionaire's every desire be it by publishing corrupt lying articles or even for a single vote? Frankly, I call it karma.
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