Just before Christmas in 2013, Justine Sacco, a PR executive from IAC (Parent company of such websites as OKCupid, Match.com, Vimeo and Collegehumor) did some of her best public relations work when she made a hilarious joke on Twitter.
—Justine Sacco (December 20, 2013)
The best part is that after making the tweet she boarded her plane for her 12 hour flight to Africa, giving the Internet plenty of time to man the harpoons. Trolls and social justice warriors alike could not wait for her flight to arrive and for her to see the Internet shitstorm that she created, eventually creating the hashtag #HasJustineLandedYet, which trended worldwide for most of the day.
Apparently Justine has been fired, as her employer has scrubbed any evidence of her existence from their website. We at Encyclopedia Dramatica would be proud to have her on our team, however, as long as she doesn't mind working for free.
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Ditched. Some new liberal douchebag has it now.
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