Commmunity College professor suspended over ‘Game of Thrones’ T-shirt Photo Posted On Google Plus

Bergen Commmunity College professor suspended over 'Game of Thrones' T-shirt..

Francis Schmidt [...] posted a picture of his young daughter doing yoga in a T-shirt with the new “Game of Thrones” season tagline in January, upon release of the trailer. The T-shirt reads, “I will take what is mine in fire and blood,” and Schmidt’s cat lurks in the photo background.

But one contact — a dean — who was notified automatically via Google that the picture had been posted apparently took it as a threat. In an email, Jim Miller, the college’s executive director for human resources, told Schmidt to meet with him and two other administrators immediately in light of the “threatening email.”

The fail is too big! It burns! It burns! It has cold blue eyes and comes out of the North…

Popehat has more on this, including links to a bunch of similarly ludicrous and infuriating overreactions.

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2 Responses to Commmunity College professor suspended over ‘Game of Thrones’ T-shirt Photo Posted On Google Plus

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    closetpuritan says:

    That’s terrorism. This isn’t terrorism.

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    closetpuritan says:

    After looking at Popehat’s primary sources, it seems likely that the complaint about his daughter’s shirt was an excuse to retaliate against him for union-related activity.