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8 Terrible Bosses Who Screwed Over Their Workers Because Obama Was Re-Elected

Some employers are threatening their workers' job security for bogus Obama-related reasons.

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"Lord, please forgive me and anyone with me in Murray Energy Corporation for the decisions that we are now forced to make to preserve the very existence of any of the enterprises that you have helped us build."

The Lord may forgive him, but if I were Robert Murray I’d be more worried about my newly out-of-work employees forgiving me for axing their jobs.

Even before Obama was re-elected, Murray closed an Ohio plant, blaming the Obama administration’s "war on coal."

Lauren Kelley is the activism and gender editor at AlterNet and a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Salon, Time Out New York, the L Magazine, and other publications. Follow her on Twitter.
 
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