A Virginia woman who was photographed last month flipping off Donald Trump's motorcade as it drove by her while she was riding her bike has lost her job, she said on Monday.
It was just after 3 p.m. on October 28th when 50-year-old Juli Briskman was riding her bike when Trump's motorcade, leaving his Trump National Golf Course in Sterling, Virginia, rolled past her.
Although she considered cutting between the cars, Briskman instead flipped the bird at the vehicles. The spontaneous gesture was caught by news cameras and went viral.
Briskman said, "I just got angry. I lifted my arm and started flipping him off. I started thinking, 'You're golfing again when there is so much going on right now.'"
While Briskman enjoyed her newfound fame for a bit, it soon came back to haunt her when executives at Akima L.L.C., which overseas government contractors, decided to relieve her of her job, pointing to the company's social media policy that bans "obscene content." (The New York Times)
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