Professor of sociology at the University of Tampa, Kenneth Storey made a comment on his personal Twitter account saying that Texas “deserves” Hurricane Harvey because the state voted for Donald Trump.
It was on Sunday, August 27 when Storey tweeted, “I don’t believe in instant Karma but this kinda feels like it for Texas. Hopefully this will help them realize the GOP doesn’t care about them.”
Storey also made it clear that anyone that voted for Trump deserved the misery and death from a disaster like hurricane Harvey in a reply to another twitter user.
Storey quickly deleted the tweet after making headlines at conservative news outlets, but the backlash was swift.
The University of Tampa posted a statement on its official Facebook page, saying the institution “condemns” Kenneth Storey’s comments and that he would no longer be teaching at the college.
“On Sunday, Aug. 27, visiting assistant professor of sociology Kenneth Storey made comments on a private Twitter account that do not reflect UT’s community views or values. We condemn the comments and the sentiment behind them, and understand the pain this irresponsible act has caused,” said the statement.
“Storey has been relieved of his duties at UT, and his classes will be covered by other sociology faculty,” it adds.
The following was sent to the University of Tampa community this morning:
On Sunday, Aug. 27, visiting assistant…
It looks like Storey is the one who got instant Karma for wishing misery and death on millions of people.
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