Washington, November 16, 2016: The mayor of Clay in West Virginia has resigned and another county official is out following their exchange over a racist Facebook post that compared first lady Michelle Obama to an “ape in heels”.
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The county employee Pamela Taylor worked as director of the Clay County Development Corporation and wrote on Facebook: “It will be so refreshing to have a classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady back in the White House. I’m tired of seeing a (sic) Ape in heels.”
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According to CNN, Mayor Beverly Whaling commented on the post saying: “Just made my day Pam.”
Clay county Commissioner Greg Fitzwater confirmed to CNN that Whaling resigned, but did not know if Taylor was terminated or resigned her post.
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But he said that she was no longer working for the county. (IANS)