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Unexpected Recoil

The Nanny Culture just dropped a little further into the abyss of absurdity.

A Florida man lost his job as an apartment complex leasing agent after protecting a resident who was being attacked. When Tonnetta Lee screamed that she’d been shot, Colin Bruley grabbed a shotgun, found her, and began to treat her wounded leg. Ms. Lee survived; Mr. Bruley never fired the weapon.

Hours later, the Oak at Mill Creek discharged Mr. Bruley for “brandishing a weapon” and failing to report the 2 a.m. incident immediately to his supervisor.

The written complaint cited Mr. Bruley for “gross misconduct”, claimed that he “demonstrated extremely poor judgment in responding to this situation”, and stated, “Colin’s failure to immediately report this incident … could have serious ramifications to the property, its associates and residents.”

Such is the irony of an absurd world that abhors individual initiative and excellence.