From Jessica Flanagan:
Recently, this godawful excuse for a human being seen in the video below decided to go on a hate-filled tirade and call some other restaurant patrons 'fucking faggots'. He then claimed they should be put to death.
I am completely satisfied that waterboarding this jackass and damning him to the worst pits of Retail Hell imaginable for all eternity is a proper, if not somewhat light, punishment.
The part of the story I am a little on the edge about is the place of blame.
The rightfully angry victim, Isiah David Tweedie, is lashing out at the Fire Mountain Manager and at Corporate. He blames them equally for not getting involved with the incident, nor apologizing. Fire Mountain says that the manager called police and that was all that was required of him.
As a Retail Slave, I saw this from the manager's point of view. Calling the police was a good decision, but in his position, I probably wouldn't get involved any further either. Even when it is the right thing to do, the fear of losing your job over a conceivably good deed is alive and well in Retail Hell. We've all seen the stories of a good employee getting fired over much less - even when they did what was morally right, corporations don't tend to see it the same way.
I think the manager did the best he could in a difficult situation.
Chime in, RHU.
Do you think the manager could have done more, or do you think he was protecting his job?