Disney fires Chapek, brings Iger out of retirement

Posted | Contributed by BrettV

The board of the Walt Disney Company ousted Bob Chapek as chief executive on Sunday after concluding that various missteps had done irreparable damage to his ability to lead and abruptly announced that Robert A. Iger would return to run the company, effective immediately, for two years.

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Jeff's avatar

Yeah, I find the scapegoating of executives (or anyone that has ethically acquired wealth) to be about as useful as the other side blaming brown people for their problems.


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Lord Gonchar's avatar

If we could only find an obscenely wealthy person of color, then we could all blame them. It would truly be a moment where both sides could come together.


Hm.
How about Lizzo?

kpjb's avatar

Elon Musk is African-American. Would that work for you?


Hi

Vater's avatar

Musk is not a part of enough marginalized communities. Probably needs to be a disabled non-binary gay trans female of color.

Jeff's avatar

Man, that's really icky to say in polite company.


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Vater's avatar

"Brown people" is ok though. Got it.

Jeff's avatar

I think you can understand the difference in context, and how it could be read, right? I'm not expressing disdain for anyone other than racists. Your comment feels an awful lot like disdain for said marginalized communities.


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Vater's avatar

I'm not expressing disdain either. I was really just riffing off of Gonch's joke, and it was intended to come across as just as absurd. Because...it is.

Was Gonch expressing disdain?

Lord Gonchar's avatar

Oddly enough, I was.

Disney isn't the only one that hates poor people.


Vater's avatar

At least I wear a seatbelt.

Lord Gonchar's avatar

Go eat a bran muffin.


Vater's avatar

I need to see an online petition with at least 100 signatures first.

HeyIsntThatRob?'s avatar

I think the two of you need to be peer reviewed.

Bakeman31092's avatar

What has happened to CoasterBuzz?


Disdain for racists > Rip Ride Rockit

Bakeman31092:

What has happened to CoasterBuzz?

People discovered that they can post their opinions anonymously on the internet.

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Promoter of fog.

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