gil voigt

Fired Cincinnati teacher Gil Voigt

*Raise your hand if you ever get the feeling some people need to keep their damn mouth shut! Keep ‘em up if you agree they should be fired when they don’t!

This may be your advice to a teacher who was fired after allegations that he told a black student who voiced his desire to become president that the nation didn’t need another Barack Obama, whether he’s black or white. In essence, we don’t need another black president.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Fairfield Board of Education voted 4-0 Thursday to fire Gil Voigt.

The teacher, and please note that I use that term loosely, did not immediately return a call for comment on Friday but now says the student misquoted him.

A likely story, yes?

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