Louisiana meteorologist Rhonda Lee tells Cenk Uygur about defending herself against racially motivated comments on Facebook and then being fired from KTBS News for it. KTBS claims Lee was warned not to engage commenters because it went against policy, but Lee says that never happened. “The first comment about my hair — I brought that to management’s attention in the first place,” Lee says. – Current
Policy or not, was she wrong to defend herself and engage these commenters? Is it not healthier to have a discussion then to let hate and ignorance sit in plain sight and act like it’s not there? Let us know your take on this situation.