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Captain Suing For Wrongful Termination


Cruise Captain Suing for Wrongful Termination

Remember back in January, when a negligent cruise ship captain ran his ship aground, killing 32 people? He now faces charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship. The guy is evidently a horrible human being, let alone captain, and is suing the cruise line that employed him for wrongful termination. Francesco Schettino, according to his lawyer, reserves the right to appeal his “dismissal.” That’s cool. I wonder if the victims of his stupid actions also reserve the right to appeal their “dismissal.” Oh, right, they can’t. Because they’re dead.

And adding insult to injury, the cruise ship, Concordia, is still out there. It was supposed to be removed in January, but the company hired by Costa to pull it from the shallow depths of the Tuscany sea have issued a statement saying the ship won’t be removed until spring.

At the end of the day, it’s important to remember that you can slaughter 32 people and abandon your post, and still manage to be a crazy douchebag.

So question: What’s the douchiest thing you’ve ever done? I’m asking under the assumption you’ve never slaughtered people.