Coal Plant Layoffs in Reaction to Obama Win

Posted on November 10, 2012


NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A coal company headed by a prominent Mitt Romney donor has laid off more than 160 workers in response to President Obama’s election victory.

Murray Energy said Friday that it had been “forced” to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal industry during Obama’s second term. In a prayer circulated by the company, CEO Robert Murray said Americans had voted “in favor of redistribution, national weakness and reduced standard of living and lower and lower levels of personal freedom.”

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