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  •  That's Not The Issue (3+ / 0-)
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    commonmass, Pizzapotamus, burlydee

    The claim was "In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay." It doesn't matter what percentage 29 is of 57 (presuming Politifact regards "Obama thinks there are 57 states" as "100% TRUE") -- the issue is the situation in those states.

    Obviously, the fact that some people have limited protection against arbitrary dismissal, and that some employers are less inclined than others to abuse their power, has no bearing whatsoever on this evaluation. Politihack pretends otherwise in order to downplay a fact that makes their side look bad.

    On the Internet, nobody knows if you're a dog... but everybody knows if you're a jackass.

    by stevemb on Tue May 07, 2013 at 10:51:17 AM PDT

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