A Massachusetts woman who works with disabled adults posted a picture of herself flipping off Arlington National Cemetery.
A photo of a Massachusetts woman, Lindsey Stone, flashing her middle finger at Arlington National Cemetery in October has ignited fury and prompted an online petition to get her fired. An unidentified Facebook user created a page called ‘Fire Lindsey Stone’ on Monday, alerting her employer to the outrageous behavior and garnering support to get the woman sacked for her disrespect. (Daily Mail)
Now there is a movement to get Lindsey Stone fired.
The Daily Mail reported:
A photo of a Massachusetts woman flashing her middle finger at Arlington National Cemetery has sparked widespread disgust across the web and prompted an online petition to get the woman fired from her job.
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Lindsey Stone posted the picture of herself making the obscene gesture at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, next to a sign at the military cemetery that asks for ‘Silence and Respect,’ in October and the snapshot quickly went viral.
Stone issued an apology for the picture on Wednesday, calling her gesture a ‘visual pun’ and saying she now realizes the picture ‘was in incredibly poor taste’ but an unidentified Facebook user has launched an effort to alert her employer to the outrageous behavior and has been gathering support to get the woman ousted from her job for her disrespect…
…An unknown Facebook user, who is believed to be a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, created a page on the social networking site, ‘Fire Lindsey Stone.’
The page, with the stated intent to ‘only accept termination,’ was started on Monday and has quickly garnered over 14,000 Likes by Wednesday morning.
After the massive response, Stone’s employer said in a statement on Tuesday that they were only made aware of the shocking post on November 19.