OT and getting further OT all the time! Re: Off-topic, but interesting (Fiorina fired)

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Feb 10 11:58:08 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Joe R. wrote:

> At 06:17 PM 2/9/05 -0800, you wrote:
> >re: lucent
> >
> >> That's kind of the point. She was responnsible for a lot of
> >> the damage that happened there too.
> >
> >Lucent was doing just fine flushing themselves down the toilet,
> >one hand on the lever, before she got there.
> >
> >I think people just don't like women corporate officers.
> Aw, give it a rest! There are THOUSANDS of women corporate officers in
> this country! Just because people don't like what Carly did to HP (and
> Lucnet) don't try to shift the blame to them by saying that they don't like
> women corporate officers.

For real. I'm already hearing in "the Media" questions being asked like,
"With Carly's firing, what is the future of women in business?" Like all
of a sudden women are going to be forced back into the home and made to
wear burkas or somesuch.

Christ all-fricking mighty! She was just another CEO who made big
mistakes and got canned for it.


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