Massachusetts college employee fired for Facebook post

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(WEHT)- Asheen Phansey has lost his job at Babson College in Massachusetts after posting a “bad attempt at humor” on his personal Facebook page. Phansey previously served as the Director of Sustainability at the school.

Phansey wrote a Facebook post in response to President Trump’s announcement that the US would look into bombing Iranian cultural sites. Phansey joked that Iran should look into bombing American cultural sites, listing Mall of America and the Kardashian residence.

In a statement, Babson College said Phansey’s post doesn’t represent the College’s values and culture. Phansey said the post was intended as a joke between friends.

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(This story was originally published on January 11, 2020)

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