Subject: I voted for Obama and lost my job because of it
Bart, I have read your website daily for the last many years, and I have always found it VERY informative and VERY entertaining.
I was employed as a contractor by the CDC in Atlanta
for the last 9 years, and found out that I lost my job yesterday. (Feb
I know what you're saying.
I actually wept on the night of the election and felt that this would be the absolute BEST thing to happen to this country in a long time.
However, President Obama hand appointed Dr. Thomas
Frieden as the NEW Director of the CDC, where I work.
The downsizing and re-organization that he instituted
caused a budget shortage that caused my contract to be eliminated.
I have had nothing but EXCELLENT customer relations
and my work was constantly praised by my clients.
Now I no longer have a job as a DIRECT result
of his policies.
As much as I railed against the former administration,
I had a job the entire time Bush was in office.
In this economy, I don’t know what I will be able
to find, but I will certainly keep looking.
A dedicated bartcop fan.
Lots of us got "change" that was different than
Maybe Obama will learn to lead and get some bills passed to get the
economy going again.