14 March 2017

Do You Want some Cheese with that Wine?

Former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is having a sad, because nobody wants to hire someone whose name is synonymous with bigotry. (He will forever be associated with the infamous bathroom bill)

Here's how to fix this, don't be a bigot in the first place:
Former Gov. Pat McCrory says the backlash against House Bill 2 is making some employers reluctant to hire him but he’s currently doing consulting and advisory board work.

McCrory has been appearing frequently in interviews with national media outlets to defend the controversial LGBT law, but he hasn’t announced what’s next for his career. In a podcast interview recently with WORLD, an Asheville-based evangelical Christian news website, McCrory talked about his challenges on the job market.

The former Republican governor says HB2 “has impacted me to this day, even after I left office. People are reluctant to hire me, because, ‘oh my gosh, he’s a bigot’ – which is the last thing I am.”

McCrory explained more about his current situation in an interview Monday evening with The News & Observer.

“I’ve currently accepted several opportunities in business to do work that I’d done prior to becoming governor in consulting and advisory board positions, and I’ve also been exploring other opportunities in academia, nonprofits and government,” he said. “And I’ll hopefully be making some of those decisions in the near future.”

McCrory declined to name the companies he’s working for. But the former governor said that he’s been considered for part-time university teaching positions – he wouldn’t say where – but that academic leaders “have shown reluctance because of student protests.”
HB2 was bigotry, and you endorsed it, and supported it at every opportunity.

You are a bigot, perhaps tyh best known bigot in North Carolina, and these days, people don't want to be publicly associated with bigots.

You had a choice, and you went with folks who hate.

Live with the consequences.


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