Free speech or free market: Woman fired over flipping Trump the bird?

Woman photographed flipping off Donald Trump fired over 'obscene' display

According to the White House pool reporter on duty that day, Trump had been on his way back to Washington, DC, after spending some time at the Trump National Golf Club. "Im thinking, hes at the damn golf course again".

"He was passing by and my blood just started to boil", she said.

"In some ways, I'm doing better than ever", she HuffPost. He pulled ads for open for open enrollment in Obamacare.

Briskman says she was promptly fired from the government contracting firm and escorted out for violating the "code of conduct policy".

"Basically, you can not have "lewd" or "obscene" things in your social media. So they were canceling flipping him 'foul'".

According to Briskman, this unidentified colleague had "Akima LLC" as his cover photo on the social media platform.

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She kept her arm up until the rest of the fleet passed and then repeated the gesture a second time when the cars came to a stop and she caught up. The photo soon went viral, and she made a decision to give human resources at her company a heads up October 30 that she was the person in the photo. She told The Post that she's not much of an activist; she used to work for the government in the diplomatics corps, traveling around the world.

Briskman spent six months at Akima, working in the marketing and communications division.

Despite getting fired, she said she has no regrets about the attention her public show of displeasure with Trump received.

Ms Briskman told U.S. media the firm had called her into a meeting a day after she informed their HR department she was the subject of the widely circulated image.

What upsets Briskman about the whole fiasco, she says, is that one of her male coworkers had previously posted a comment on Facebook calling a netizen "a f**king Libtard asshole", but was allowed to keep his job even though he'd clearly indicated where he worked on his page.

A company representative from Akima, in Herndon, Va., did not return multiple telephone calls seeking comment on Monday.

Briskman said that that day on her bike was not something that she had planned, but she had been increasingly frustrated with Trump's behavior and his performance (or rather, lack thereof) as the leader of this country. "I am appalled. This was an opportunity for me to say something".

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