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Woman doesn't want black delivery man in her home. Internet has some opinions.

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  1. JosephDredd Gold Belt

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    Article here (link).

    Long story short, black delivery driver was pulled off a delivery because the woman purchasing the furniture didn't want a black person in her house.

    Local media got involved, Lowe's HQ fired the store manager, and when reporters asked the woman about her request, she said, "I got a right to have whatever I want and that's it."

    The comments on the bottom of the article run the whole gamut of people who make me roll my eyes.

    We have the scatterbrained ranter connecting tenuous threads into a very passionate diatribe:

    The people worried about the woman's rights:

    The people attacking Lowe's and the nefarious driver who may be up to no good:

    People attacking the media:

    Just curious how many Sherdoggers agree with these sentiments?
     
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  2. lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    That store manager should have had some balls and told the lady to accept the delivery as is or to get her furniture elsewhere. You can't kowtow to every retarded customer request, especially when said requests harm employee relations or open your company up to litigation.
     
  3. ripskater Guest

    If I was the black guy, I'd say "look lady, if you want this furniture, I will carry it in for you. If you don't want me in your house, I'll drop it off in your yard. Take your pick."
     
  4. __Big_D__ Black Belt

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    Eh, she made a request and instead of making a big deal out of it, the store manager tried to accommodate the customer... The story sounds a bit overblown and dramatic tbh.
     
  5. Tekk Brown Belt

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  6. BVG Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    lol...
     
  7. spin Gold Belt

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    Why give voice to worst?
     
  8. panamaican Senior Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Manager made the wrong call but it wasn't an easy choice. He should have punted this one up the management chain. CYA.
     
  9. kuromusha LONZO LOOMS 2019

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    It's Virginia. What do you expect?
     
  10. in the Steel Belt

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    Sounds like the woman has some mental issues.
     
  11. Medusas Weave Blue Belt

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    why protect the free speech that you don't agree with?
    How is this the worst? She made a simple request. Not everyone in the world has to like X type of person.
     
  12. Cayenne Green Belt

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    The manager's mistake was telling the employee he couldn't do the delivery because he's black. He could have invented a reason and the whole thing would have been settled quietly without anyone finding out about it. Now that it's public knowledge people are going on a witch hunt.
     
  13. bref Black Belt

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    This. Let her be a stupid c-nt. The KKK will be there to fight for her. It is Virginia.
     
  14. Kingz Gold Belt

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    Well, she doesn't have to let anybody she doesn't want in her house. That can be for racist reasons to.

    LOWE's doesn't have to worry about it though. No sending a white guy. She can either refund it or get it in herself. Honestly, i'm not sure why she needed to cite her rights. It's not like the Government was trying to have this guy deliver her furniture...nor should i private company really have to worry about the quirks of each customer. Go somewhere else or get the couch in yourself.
     
  15. no fat chicks Worlds greatest poster

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    Send this one to Trump, he'd put her in her place.
     
  16. Codpiece Not afraid to care

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    I really think this is a good POV.

    If the lady is racist and doesn't want certain ethnicities in her home in order to provide a service for her then no store manager can tell her she is wrong and crowbar the door open to get the undesired individual in the house. But he can say "OK, but my delivery guy is black. So you can either accept him as a human being offering to help you, or you can have the furniture left in your front yard and arrange it to be brought in yourself, or you can buy the furniture elsewhere."

    It really does blow my mind how much racially motivated stuff comes up here in the war room.
     
  17. nixkid Black Belt

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    Responses like this is how I know I'm in the WR.
     
  18. matburn H Green Belt

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    Kick it up the managment chain or simply tell her "these are the delivery men, if you have a problem with them I can refund your purchase" end of discussion.
     
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    I have issues with the womans request
     
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    If it were me I'd tell her to take her business else where.
     

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